Grants and Funding Opportunities
Disability Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs), National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Application Deadline: February 23, 2009
- Research and Technical Assistance Center on Vocational Rehabilitation Program Management
- Center on the Effective Delivery of Rehabilitation Technology by State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies to Improve Employment Outcomes
For more information, go to http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-30707.pdf.
Research to Aid Persons with Disabilities (RAPD) Grant, National Science Foundation Applications Deadline: March 1, 2009
The RAPD program supports research that will lead to the development of new technologies, devices, or software for persons with disabilities. Areas of particular recent interest are disability-related research in neuroscience/neuroengineering and rehabilitation robotics.
For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/search/basic.do;jsessionid=QwqSMsBMQZF2TSQvSnGW4hRFfV1N2y4
Quality of Life Grants for Organizations Serving Individuals With Paralysis, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Deadline: March 1, 2009
These grants are awarded to programs or projects that improve the daily lives of people with paralysis, with some emphasis on, but not limited to, paralysis caused by spinal cord injuries. Quality of Life grants are most often awarded to nonprofit organizations, but may also be awarded to community parks, schools, veterans hospitals, tribal entities, etc.
For more information, go to http://www.christopherreeve.org/site/c.ddJFKRNoFiG/b.4426015/k.8B79/Grant_Application_Tool_Box.htm
Christina Skoski, M.D., Scholarship Fund, Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) Deadline: March 1, 2009
The ACA announces the establishment of this fund, which will award a $1,000 scholarship to a student with limb loss who has a special desire to learn, exhibits potential for success, and plans to attend a 4-year college.
Applications are accepted online only at http://www.amputee-coalition.org/absolutenm/anmviewer.asp?a=243&z=9.
Call for Papers: Reducing Health Disparities Among Youth: Promising Strategies, Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Deadline: March 1, 2009
The SOPHE is publishing a supplement of Health Promotion Practice in collaboration with CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health. This supplement will feature practice-based programs, interventions, and projects that have been successful in reducing disparities affecting children and adolescents, including social determinants of health.
For more information, go to http://www.sophe.org.
Health Games Research: Advancing Effectiveness of Interactive Games for Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Deadline: April 8, 2009
This national program funds research to advance the innovation, design, and effectiveness of health games and game technologies so that they help people improve their health-related behaviors and, as a result, achieve significantly better health outcomes.
For more information, go to http://www.rwjf.org/applications/solicited/cfp.jsp?ID=20424.
Active Living Research, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Application Deadline: April 28, 2009
Active Living Research supports research to inform policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity among children and adolescents, decreasing their sedentary behaviors and preventing obesity. Target populations include children and adolescents ages 3 to 18, especially those who are at greatest risk for obesity, including racial/ethnic populations and children living in under-resourced and low-income communities.
For more information, go to http://www.rwjf.org/applications/solicited/cfp.jsp?ID=20641.