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Description of Modification
Modified to add Recovery Act to the Category Explanantion field.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 18, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Dec 11, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Dec 11, 2009
Jan 11, 2010
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; This FOA is particularly directed towards Academic Health Centers who have engaged with the community and may have collaborated on projects of mutual interest. The AHC should be able to demonstrate a track record of positive engagement with community entities. The NIH is particularly interested in community organizations that deliver and/or support health promotion, disease prevention, disease management, health care, or related services. Included in this definition are public health departments, health agencies, treatment agencies and providers, community coalitions, state health agencies, schools, social service agencies, business-community collaborations, campus-community partnerships, and other types of community-based organizations. ┐Community┐ may be defined geographically (e.g., a neighborhood or county), demographically (e.g., Native Americans), by health condition (e.g., mental health, wellness, primary care), or by a common interest (e.g., community coalitions, churches, local businesses). Research institutions are eligible to submit applications so long as an individual in one of the above-listed entities is also named as a Community Research Associate on the application for at least 15 percent effort (contributed or compensated).
See Section III Eligibility Information for more information.
National Institutes of Health
Purpose. The NIH has established a new program entitled Building Sustainable Community-Linked Infrastructure to Enable Health Science Research, hereafter called the Community Infrastructure grants program. This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), supported by funds provided to the NIH under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, solicits applications from domestic (United States) institutions/organizations proposing to support the development, expansion, or reconfiguration of infrastructures needed to facilitate collaboration between academic health centers and community-based organizations for health science research. Such collaboration should transform the way in which health science research is conducted in communities, and accelerate the pace, productivity, dissemination, and implementation of health research; applications that build upon extant collaborative infrastructures supported by other Federal agencies are strongly encouraged. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the RC4 grant mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. This initiative is funded under the Recovery Act.NIH has designated up to $30 million in FY2009-2010 to fund 30 or more grants, contingent upon the submission of a sufficient number of scientifically meritorious applications.
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