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Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 and R34)

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.242
Sponsors
National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 24, 2020
Application: Feb 24, 2020
Contact

Scientific/research contact:
Denise Juliano-Bult
301.443.1638
djuliano@mail.nih.gov

Peer review contact:
Nick Gaiano, Ph.D.
301.827.3420
nick.gaiano@nih.gov

Financial and grants management contact:
Tamara Kees
301.443.8811
tkees@mail.nih.gov

Purpose

This program provides grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings.

Under-resourced settings and populations are defined as members of minority groups or other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, including:

  • Latinx populations
  • African American populations
  • American Indian and Alaska Native populations
  • Refugees
  • Individuals with Limited English Proficiency
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Persons from sexual and gender minority groups
  • People living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services, including rural and frontier areas
  • Groups that face economic barriers to healthcare
  • Individuals who are homeless or unstably housed
  • Individuals who are incarcerated, detained, under community supervision, or recently released from incarceration
  • People with serious mental illness

There are two funding opportunities under this program. Application instructions for each research code includes a list of potential research approaches.

  1. 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. Clinical trial is optional.
  2. R34 Research Planning Grant that supports the initial development of a clinical trial or research project. Clinical trial is required.
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 and non-domestic components of U.S. entities
    • Small businesses
    • For-profit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

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

R34 project budgets are limited to $450,000 over the entire 3-year project period, with no more than $225,000 in direct costs in any single year.

Application process

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

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to nimhpeerreview@nih.gov at least 30 days before the deadline.

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Frontier and remote areas · Health disparities · Hispanics and Latinos · Immigrants · LGBT · Limited English proficient · Mental health · People with disabilities · Poverty · Research methods and resources



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