Featured Grants 10/31/18

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Talk about a witch's brew! This week's Grant Round Up is packed with funding opportunities for a large cross-section of disciplines. So before you fly off on your broomstick, be sure to take a look at all the newly opened programs!

You'll find research funding opportunities for several health conditions, including Parkinson's Disease, aging brains, infertility, autism, and rare diseases. Grant programs for Hawaiian monk seal recovery, medical science training, IT enhancements in healthcare and digital humanities projects were also announced. 

We've highlighted three funding opportunities that focus on mental health identification training for people who work with school-aged youth, humanities media projects and construction of research facilities damaged or destroyed by natural disasters.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Grant Title: Media Projects
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309936
The Media Projects program supports documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. 

Department of Health and Human Services
Grant Title: Project AWARE State Education Agency Grants
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309861
The purpose of this program is to build or expand the capacity of state educational agencies, in partnership with state mental health agencies overseeing school-aged youth and local education agencies, to: (1) increase awareness of mental health issues among school-aged youth; (2) provide training for school personnel and other adults who interact with school-aged youth to detect and respond to mental health issues; and (3) connect school-aged youth, who may have behavioral health issues (including serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness), and their families to needed services.  

National Institutes of Health
Grant Title: Extramural Research Facilities Restoration Program: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Disaster Relief 
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309939
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications from research institutions damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria to support recovery and restoration of research infrastructure and research capabilities destroyed or damaged by the hurricanes. Benefits of this award are restricted to the counties that FEMA declared a major disaster area in the following states and territories: Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina, Texas, US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.


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