Requests for Proposals

Funding Opportunity: Future of Public Health Award
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is launching a national award program to promote use of quality improvement (QI) to influence positive outcomes in Winnable Battles, including Tobacco. The Future of Public Health Award (FPHA) is a unique opportunity for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments to receive onsite technical assistance to build capacity in QI and advance programs to improve outcomes in Winnable Battles. Click here for more details about this opportunity. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 16, 2012.

Public Health Law Research Releases Call for Proposals
Public Health Law Research (PHLR) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program seeks to build the evidence for and strengthen the use of regulatory, legal and policy solutions to improve public health. PHLR is equally interested in identifying and ameliorating laws and legal practices that unintentionally harm health. Up to $2.5 million will be available for research studies under this call for proposals, and public entities or nonprofit organizations are being given preference in selection. An optional web conference is being held for applicants on February 29, 2012. The application deadline is April 4, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT. Click here for more details and instructions for interested applicants.

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Administrative Supplements to NIH-Funded Program Projects/Center Grants: Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
The NIH Institutes and Centers (participating centers include: NCI, NIAAA, NIEHS, NIDA, NHLBI, NIMH, and NICHD) have announced an Administrative Supplement opportunity available to eligible NIH awardees with active P01, P50, and P60 grants. Depending on the funding mechanism and the scope of the eligible "parent" award, the supplemental funding may be requested to augment research projects relevant to smoking and tobacco products and/or their constituents. Following the federal Tobacco Control Act, the NIH and the FDA have formed an interagency partnership to foster and facilitate research relevant to tobacco regulations. The administrative supplements program and other FDA-NIH initiatives are intended to provide a rapid mechanism for the FDA to promote research and generate findings needed to inform the development of regulations pertaining to the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products. Consistent with the FDA CTP mission, this Notice seeks administrative supplements that expand, enhance, or facilitate research relevant to these issues. Administrative Supplement Requests in response to this funding announcement must be received on or before 5 p.m. EST April 6, 2012. Click here for complete information on funding notice # NOT-CA-12-007.

Regional Indoor Environments: Reducing public exposure to indoor pollutants
A new Request of Applications (RFA) from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities for demonstration, training, education and/or outreach activities to reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants and yield measurable environmental outcomes, primarily in homes and schools. States, local governments, territories, federally recognized Indian tribes, and possessions of the U.S. may apply. Applications are due April 12, 2012. Click here to learn more about the funding opportunity.

Health Promotion Practice call for papers
Health Promotion Practice has issued a call for papers for a special theme issue highlighting successful strategies and promising practices to support and sustain the reduction in tobacco use of Asian Americans and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders. Manuscripts are due May 1, 2012. Click here to learn more.


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