Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative

Department of Health and Human Services

Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative

https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=59100

 

Limited Submission Program (LSP): This funding opportunity and the Limited Submission Program (LSP) is open to all Texas A&M University faculty and principal investigators who meet the eligibility requirements. Texas A&M and The Texas A&M University System agencies jointly administer this process to select the proposal(s) that will be submitted to the sponsor in response to this solicitation.

 

Institutional Eligibility:  Public and state controlled institutions of higher education are eligible.

 

The proposal will be prepared and submitted by Sponsored Research Services (SRS).

 

Proposal Limit: 3, one application per organization in each of the three focus areas:

  1. 1.      Opioid Abuse
  2. 2.      Childhood/adolescent obesity
  3. 3.      Serious mental illness

 

Summary:  The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative will seek to reduce significant health disparities impacting minorities and disadvantaged populations through the implementation of evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact.  The program will serve residents in counties disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic; reduce the impact of serious mental illness at the primary care level for children, adolescents and/or adults; and reduce obesity prevalence and disparities in weight status among disadvantaged children and adolescents.

 

The application must demonstrate that the proposed project involves a collaborative partnership with at least two partners (including the applicant), one of whom must be one of the following:  an academic research center, prevention research center, teaching hospital, Tribal Epidemiology Center, a public or state controlled institution of higher education, a private institution of higher education, a Native American tribal government or organization.

 

Dates:

 

June 16, 2017

Deadline for an email of intent including the title of the internal proposal and a one to three sentence description of the project. 

 

Send email of intent to limitedsubmissions@tamu.edu

June 23, 2017

Deadline to submit an internal proposal.

 

All proposals for the LSP must be submitted electronically using the e-proposal on-line application system.

 

Be prepared to upload your internal proposal. The sections will include a one-three page research plan summary, two-page bio-sketch (per PI), and preliminary budget.

 

The e-proposal site is password protected. Texas A&M principal investigators may use their NetID and password to access the system. If you do not have a NetID, click HERE for help to activate your NetID. You will need your UIN and your date of birth.  Once you log-in to e-proposal, choose “Limited Submission Grant” from the Available Grants section.


If you have any questions, please contact:

 shelly.martin@tamu.edu  or 979.862.2233.

 

July 7, 2017

Target date for the notifications to PIs of the result of the internal competition.

July 31, 2017

Sponsor deadline for the full proposal.

 

 

Internal Selection Procedures:

Texas A&M has established a procedure to identify limited submission opportunities and internally select proposals for Texas A&M submissions.  Please contact us if you have any questions about the limited submission process.

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