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Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women: Office on Women Health Prevention Awards (OWHPA)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.088
Sponsor
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 16, 2017
Application: Apr 7, 2017
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Cheryl J. Thompson, MSPH
202.205.2551
cheryl.thompson@hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Brenda Donaldson
240.453.8822
brenda.donaldson@hhs.gov

Purpose

OWHPA provides grants to prevent the misuse of opioids by women across the lifespan. Projects must focus on primary or secondary prevention efforts and include partnership and collaboration components.

Regional, state, local, and community organizations should propose organized activities to achieve this goal through:

  • Program development and implementation
  • Health education targeting health professionals and/or women directly
  • Policy efforts to support primary and/or secondary prevention

This program supports the HHS recommendations to:

  1. Strengthen prescription drug monitoring to avoid the transition to non-prescription misuse
  2. Enable safe disposal of unneeded drugs
  3. Accelerate research on pain and opioid misuse and overdose
  4. Advance prescriber education
  5. Encourage safe pain management approaches
  6. Expand telemedicine in rural America
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • State, county, city, township, or special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public, state controlled, or private institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized tribal governments
  • Tribal organizations
  • Public and Indian housing authorities
  • Nonprofit organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • Individuals
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000
Award floor: $50,000
Expected number of awards: 12
Estimated total program funding: $1,200,000

Applicants must demonstrate a 1:1 match by way of letters of commitment from prospective non-federal public or private entities.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.

While not required, prospective applicants are asked to submit a letter of intent to cheryl.thompson@hhs.gov by February 16, 2017.

Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Policy · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Women



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