Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01)

Application Due Date: 2013-05-07  |  Post Date: 2010-03-12  |  Funding Number: PAR-10-133


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Link to Full Announcement: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-133.html

Description: Purpose. The ultimate goal of this program announcement is to encourage empirical research on health literacy concepts, theory and interventions as these relate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services public health priorities that are outlined in its Healthy People initiative. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the R01 grant mechanism and runs in parallel with FOAs of identical scientific scope, PAR-10-134 that encourages applications under the R03 grant mechanism, and PAR-10-135, that encouragess applications under the R21 grant mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the mechanism numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.

Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.113, 93.121, 93.173, 93.226, 93.242, 93.286, 93.307, 93.361, 93.399, 93.837, 93.847, 93.865, 93.866, 93.879000000
Funding Instrument Type: G

Eligible Applicants:
State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special district Governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally r
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other tha
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS,
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others