R40 Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program

Funding Opportunity ID: 295205
Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-071
Opportunity Title: R40 Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation: https://grants.hrsa.gov/2010/Web2External/Interface/FundingCycle/ExternalView.aspx?fCycleID=40c0eae0-9ef5-400c-b1ca-22da93d6939e
CFDA Number(s): 93.110
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Only public or non-profit institutions of higher learning and public or private non-profit agencies engaged in research or in programs relating to maternal and child health and/or services for children with special health care needs are eligible to apply (42 CFR § 51a.3(b)).  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply, if they otherwise meet these eligibility criteria.  Non-U.S. entities are not eligible to apply. Applicants are required to submit proof of non-profit status.
Agency Code: HHS-HRSA
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
Posted Date: Nov 06, 2017
Close Date: Jan 08, 2018
Last Updated Date: Nov 06, 2017
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $900,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Description: This notice solicits applications for the R40 Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST) Program.  The purpose of the MCH FIRST Program grant is to advance the health and wellbeing of MCH populations by supporting innovative, applied, and translational intervention[1] research studies on critical issues affecting MCH populations. [1] For the purpose of this NOFO, an “intervention” is defined to include behavioral, social, or structural / health systems approaches, as well as combination applied clinico-medical and behavioral, social, or structural / health system approaches that contribute to the prevention of diseases or improvement of health (including clinical) outcomes for mothers, children and families at a population level.
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