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Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that is having an unparalleled impact on the grant community. Learn more about Grants.gov and determine whether you are eligible for grant opportunities offered on this site.

Past funding opportunities

Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA)

January 7, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) announce the anticipated availability of funds for Fiscal Year 2014.

The Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA) grant program is designed to:

  • Promote and accelerate partnerships
  • Catalyze collaborations to improve health and wellness through access to and use of preventive services across the United States
  • Educate and train health workers and the public
  • Establish communication programs for all community populations regardless of social and economic barriers or race/ethnicity

The program seeks to establish integrated, collaborative local, state, regional, and tribal partnerships to increase community awareness and action on preventive health services.


Due date: March 3, 2014, by 5 p.m. ET.

Applicants should clearly identify Part A (1-year award) or Part B (up to a 3-year award) in their application. Successful applicants will be single organizations that coordinate and oversee multiple partners that will implement the proposed activity. All applications for this funding opportunity must be submitted electronically through http://grants.gov and must be received by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on March 3, 2014.

Pre-application webinar

A pre-application webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (ET).

Register to join the public pre-application webinar. A registration confirmation email will be sent to you. Keep this email within easy reach when joining the webinar because it includes your conference access information, including a unique PIN.

Grant application questions can be submitted prior to the webinar to OASHGRANTFOA@hhs.gov. Questions during the webinar can be entered into the webinar chat box.

Frequently asked questions

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions on the NPPA Program for more information.

Assistance registering for the webinar

If you need assistance with registering, please contact Chanya Liv by email at OASHGRANTFOA@hhs.gov or by phone at 202-690-2470.

HHS welcomes the attendance of the public at its pre-application webinar and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Chanya Liv at OASHGRANTFOA@hhs.gov or 202-690-2470 at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.

For more information

CMS announces opportunity to apply for Marketplace Navigator grants

April 9, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the availability of new funding to support Navigators in federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces. Navigators are individuals and entities that will provide unbiased information to consumers about health insurance, the new Health Insurance Marketplace, qualified health plans, and public programs including Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.

Due date: June 7, 2013, by 5 p.m. ET.

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Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) RFP from the Office on Adolescent Health (OAH)

February 22, 2013

This funding opportunity offers support for the development and implementation of programs for expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and their families. Funding is available for projects that strengthen access to and completion of secondary and postsecondary education, improve health outcomes for mothers and children, improve pregnancy planning and spacing, and reduce the likelihood of repeat teen pregnancies. Projects may also increase parenting skills for mothers, fathers, and their families, decrease intimate partner violence, strengthen co-parenting relationships and marriage where appropriate, and raise awareness of available resources among expectant and parenting teens. State governments, federally-recognized Native American tribal governments, and others are eligible to apply. Projects will be funded up to a maximum amount of $1,500,000.

For more information, please refer to the complete funding announcement which can be accessed by entering the FOA number (AH-SP1-13-001) or CFDA number (93.500) on the Grants.gov search page.

Due date: March 15, 2013, by 5 p.m. ET.

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FY12 American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities Program

May 14, 2012

The purpose of the American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities Grant Program is to improve the effectiveness of efforts to eliminate health disparities for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Through this FY 2012 announcement, the OMH is supporting utilization of epidemiological data to identify high priority health status objectives and to make recommendations relative to the services and/or activities required to address those objectives; development of alliances and partnerships to improve coordination of and access to quality health services; and development of programs designed to increase the representation of the American Indians/Alaska Natives in the health care workforce (including research positions).

Due date: June 8, 2012, 5:00 p.m. EST

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FY12 Eliminating Lupus Health Disparities Initiative (ELHDI)

May 14, 2012

The purpose of the ELHDI is to eliminate lupus related health disparities among racial and ethnic populations disproportionately affected by this disease. This overall purpose will be achieved by disseminating a national lupus education program to health professionals and student trainees in targeted schools and health care systems and practices. One grantee will be funded to conduct this national initiative.

Due date: June 8, 2012, 5:00 p.m. EST

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FY12 HIV/AIDS Health Improvement for the Re-entry Population Demonstration Program (HIRE)

May 14, 2012

The HIRE Program seeks to improve the HIV/AIDS health outcomes of formerly incarcerated persons re-entering the mainstream population by supporting community-based efforts to ensure their successful transition from state or federal incarceration back to their communities.

Due date: June 8, 2012, 5:00 p.m. EST

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FY12 Peer-to-Peer Outreach Model to Curb HIV/AIDS Transmission Among High Risk Minority Youth and Adolescents (CHAT)

May 14, 2012

As the lead agency to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities, the Office of Minority Health, through the mechanism of the CHAT Program, seeks to improve the HIV/AIDS health outcomes of high risk minority youth (13-19 years old) by supporting community-based efforts to increase HIV/AIDS prevention/education efforts, testing, counseling and referrals. The CHAT Program will integrate HIV testing, peer educators/lay health workers, counseling and linkages and social media and technology into a wide- ranging community model to reduce the risk of infection in high prevalence communities. This project will also encourage partnerships among traditional service providers targeting high risk adolescents, such as substance abuse prevention centers for youth; foster care agencies working with youth; youth serving organizations; youth runaway shelters; and peer-topeer education programs.

Due date: June 8, 2012, 5:00 p.m. EST

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FY12 Youth Empowerment Program (YEP)

May 14, 2012

The purpose of the YEP is to address unhealthy behaviors in minority at-risk youth and provide them opportunities to learn skills and gain experiences that contribute to more positive lifestyles and enhance their capacity to make healthier life choices. The YEP is intended to test the effectiveness of innovative approaches in promoting healthy behaviors among minority youth at-risk for poor health/life outcomes. These demonstration grants require a multi-partner approach involving institutions of higher education, primary and secondary schools, community organizations and institutions, and the community at-large.

Due date: June 8, 2012, 5:00 p.m. EST

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