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Research Funding Update

 

Research Funding Update is published monthly by the office of Research Administration to notify the campus community about potential sources of external support for their research and scholarly activities.

Additional information about opportunities listed in the update can be obtained by clicking on the given link or by contacting your Sponsored Research Officer.

 

April 2013

HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH, AND HUMAN SERVICE

Program: Early Childhood Development Grants

Agency: Bella Vista Foundation
Next Deadline: 7/14/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/87539
The sponsor offers support for organizations in Santa Clara, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties for: the formation of public/private collaborations in San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties that will systematically focus on parents ability to cope with stress and with their children's emotional and social development; and the healthy social/emotional development in children prenatal-3 by funding programs that serve parents, family caregivers, and professional caregivers (in that order of priority) who have difficulty coping with stress and who can not be served or are being insufficiently served by public agencies.

 

Program: Establishing a Center for Public Health Training in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Agency: Center for Global Health/CDC/DHHS
Next Deadline: 5/24/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32255
The International Emergency Refugee Health Branch (IERHB) of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeks to establish, with an institution of higher learning, a center for education and capacity development focusing on the public health response to complex humanitarian emergencies (CHEs). A total of approximately $500,000 is available.

 

Program: Grants Program

Agency: Conservation, Food and Health Foundation
Next Deadline: 6/30/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/59521
The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world. The foundation helps build capacity within developing countries in its three areas of interest with grants that support research or projects that solve specific problems. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field. It prefers to support projects addressing underfunded issues and geographic areas.

 

Program: Science for Sustainable and Healthy Tribes Program

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Next Deadline: 6/24/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32064
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research on science for sustainable and healthy tribes. This solicitation is focused on research to develop sustainable solutions to environmental problems that affect tribes. The objectives of the awards to be made under this solicitation are to improve understanding of: 1) the health impacts of climate change on tribal populations; and 2) the health impacts of indoor air pollution exposures that derive from or are directly affecting traditional tribal life-ways and cultural practices. In both cases, projects should focus on impacts to vulnerable sub-populations of the Tribal communities. Proposals should also consider sustainable, culturally appropriate and acceptable pollution prevention, and adaptation/mitigation strategies.

 

Program: Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Agency: Johnson (Robert Wood) Foundation
Next Deadline: 7/9/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/86379
Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity. Findings are expected to advance RWJF’s efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. The two types of awards described in this Call For Proposals (CFP), Round 8 and RWJF New Connections grants awarded through Healthy Eating Research, cover the same topic areas and types of studies. RWJF New Connections Grants support policy-relevant research of early-career investigators from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented communities.

 

Program: Promoting, Strengthening and Enhancing Disease Prevention by Collaboration with Targeted Stakeholders (U38)

Agency: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases/CDC/DHHS
Next Deadline: 6/4/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32330
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) invites applications from national, nonprofit organizations to promote, strengthen and enhance disease prevention through collaboration with targeted stakeholders. A total of approximately $1.6 million is available.

 

Program: Evaluation Research on Police and Technology in Schools

Agency: National Institute of Justice/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 6/2/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32150
The sponsor is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for research to evaluate the use of police and technology in schools. The proposed research should be comprehensive and include assessment of aspects such as school ecology, culture, climate, and social capital in addition to outcomes and other impacts.

 

Program: Research on Violence and Victimization: FY 2013

Agency: National Institute of Justice/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 5/19/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32162
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks research and evaluation proposals related to violent victimization. Research proposed may be focused at the State, local, tribal, Federal, juvenile justice policy and/or practice level.

 

Program: Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals

Agency: National Institute of Justice/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 5/19/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/83504
The sponsor is seeking applications for funding research and evaluation in the area of the criminal justice response to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elderly individuals and residents of residential care facilities. Research proposed may be focused at the State, local, tribal, Federal, or juvenile criminal justice policy, and practice levels.

 

Program: Treatment of Co-Occurring Alcohol Use Disorders and Depression/Anxiety Disorders

Agency: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/NIH
Next Deadline: 6/15/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/16842
The sponsor invites applications to support research on the treatment of individuals with co-occurring alcohol use disorders and depression/anxiety. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and posttraumatic stress disorder. The scope of interest includes innovative pharmacological and behavioral treatments based on biological, psychological, behavioral, and social/cultural models of etiology and treatment of comorbid alcohol use disorders and depression/anxiety. In addition, this FOA accepts Comparative and Effectiveness Research applications which compare two or more different existing treatments in this comorbid population. This FOA is limited to depression and anxiety because of the high prevalence of these psychiatric disorders in individuals with alcohol use disorders.  

 

Program: Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes  

Agency: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism/NIH/DHHS
Next Deadline: 6/4/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/93775
The sponsors provide support for Research Grant   applications from institutions/organizations that propose to examine associations between nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes in humans and animal models. The goal of this program announcement is to stimulate a broad range of research on the role of nutrition in the development, prevention, and treatment of a variety of alcohol-related health outcomes including alcohol dependence and psychiatric co-morbidities, chronic and acute diseases, and organ function and damage. Study designs may include biomedical research, epidemiologic approaches, and intervention studies.  

 

Program: Science Education Drug Abuse Partnership Award  

Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH/DHHS
Next Deadline: 5/24/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/10663
The sponsor provides support for the Science Education Drug Abuse Partnership Award (SEDAPA), to fund the development and evaluation of innovative model programs and materials for enhancing knowledge and understanding of neuroscience and the biology of drug abuse and addiction among K-12 students, the general public, health care practitioners, and other groups.

 

Program: Research on Marijuana Legalization in the US  

Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH/DHHS
Next Deadline: 5/30/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32189
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) announces the availability of administrative supplements to inform social, behavioral, and public health impacts of recent US marijuana legalization laws/policies.  

 

Program: Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 5/17/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/07818
The sponsor is seeking applications for funding under a program that seeks to identify training providers to serve the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program. The state and regional ICAC task forces work collaboratively as a national network of law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies that prevent, interdict, and investigate technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation and Internet crimes against children. The OJJDP ICAC Task Force Training Program furthers the Department’s mission to provide training and support in this area of constantly-evolving technology.

 

Program: Juvenile Indigent Defense National Clearinghouse

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 5/14/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/12545
This program will provide a broad range of activities to improve the overall level of systemic advocacy, improve the quality of representation of indigent juveniles, and ensure professional and ongoing technical support to the juvenile indigent defense bar.

 

Program: Community-Based Violence Prevention Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 5/27/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/28718
OJJDP’s Community-Based Violence Prevention (CBVP) Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation (FIRE) Program supports methodologically rigorous research and evaluation studies that inform policy and practice consistent with the Department of Justice’s mission. OJJDP will fund field-initiated studies to inform what is understood about how communities can prevent and reduce violence involving youth.

 

Program: Model Programs Guide

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/Department of Justice
Next Deadline: 5/19/2013
Details: https://spin.infoedglobal.com/Program/Opportunity/32339
This solicitation invites eligible applicants to develop and expand content for OJJDP’s Model Programs Guide (MPG). MPG provides an online resource for practitioners and policymakers of evidence-based juvenile justice programs and practices. The successful applicant will expand the number of programs reviewed and the types of evidence-based information available in MPG in adherence to the standards, criteria, and processes that have been established for the CrimeSolutions.gov Web site.