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End-of-Life and Palliative Care Health Literacy: Improving Outcomes in Serious, Advanced Illness

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.361
Sponsors
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Sep 7, 2018
Contact

Scientific research contacts:

Lynn S. Adams, PhD
National Institute of Nursing Research
301.594.8911
adamsls@nih.gov

Wen-Ying Sylvia Chou, PhD
National Cancer Institute
240.276.6954
chouws@mail.nih.gov

Financial and grants management contacts:

Ron Wertz
National Institute of Nursing Research
301.594.2807
wertzr@mail.nih.gov

Carol Perry
National Cancer Institute
240.276.6282
perryc@mail.nih.gov

Purpose

This program provides funding for research focused on identification of the key barriers to effective end-of-life and palliative care health literacy in diverse settings and populations, and to create novel strategies, interventions, and models of care to improve health literacy. The goal of the program is improving outcomes for individuals with serious, advanced illness and their families and caregivers.

This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.

Additional information is provided in the application instructions.

  1. R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant for the development of new research activities in the early and conceptual stages
  2. R01 Research Project Grant that supports a discrete project to be performed by an investigator in an area representing the investigator's specific interest and competencies
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based or community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territory or possession
  • Other
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities
    • Indian housing authorities
    • Non-domestic entities
    • Small businesses
    • For-profit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

For R21 projects, the combined budget for direct costs for the 2 year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

R01 project budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.

Application process

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

Standard NIH due dates for new R21 and R01 applications apply to this funding opportunity. Standard AIDS dates apply for AIDS and AIDS-related applications.

Tagged as
Cancer · Health literacy · Hospice and palliative care · Nurses · Research methods and resources



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