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Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.257
Sponsors
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Oct 28, 2019
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Megan Lincoln
301.443.2702
mlincoln@hrsa.gov

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
Ann Maples
301.443.2963
AMaples@hrsa.gov

Purpose

The Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program (RESEP) provides funding to support eligible healthcare organizations to implement and carry out RESEP programs.

Grantees will be expected to:

  • Implement cancer screening programs
  • Develop education and outreach programs
  • Disseminate information on radiogenic diseases and the importance of early detection
  • Screen eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases
  • Provide appropriate referrals for medical treatment
  • Facilitate documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims

A detailed description of required project components is available in the application instructions.

Eligibility

Applicants must be located in high-impact states cited in the Radiation Exposure Act (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming).

Eligible organizations include:

  • National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers
  • Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals or medical centers
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), community health centers, or hospitals
  • Agencies of any state or local government, including any state department of health, that currently provides direct healthcare services
  • IHS healthcare facilities, including programs provided through tribal contracts, compacts, grants, or cooperative agreements with the IHS and that are determined appropriate to raising the health status of Indians
  • Nonprofit organizations
Geographic coverage
Available in 12 states
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $250,000 per year
Expected number of awards: 8
Project period: 3 years
Estimated total program funding: $1,834,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Applicant webinar
September 20, 2019
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Call-in number: 888.606.9541
Participant code: 5565378

Tagged as
Cancer · Environmental health · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health literacy · Health screening · Hospitals · Occupational health and safety · Public health · Arizona · Colorado · Idaho · Nevada · New Mexico · North Dakota · Oregon · South Dakota · Texas · Utah · Washington · Wyoming



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