MN Dept of Health OMH Grant Programs Deadlines: June 8th

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The Office of Minority Health (OMH) administers grant programs in an effort to facilitate community linkages and strategies that use scarce resources efficiently across national lines. These grants are awarded to support community organizations and science-based efforts to eliminate health disparities.

Deadlines: June 2012

The CHAT program seeks to improve the HIV/AIDS health outcomes of high risk minority youth (13-19 years old) by supporting community-based efforts to increase HIV/AIDS prevention/education efforts, testing, counseling and referrals. Deadline: June 8, 2012


The purpose of the ELHDI is to eliminate lupus related health disparities among racial and ethnic populations through the dissemination of a national lupus education program to health professionals and student trainees in targeted schools and health care systems/practices. Deadline: June 8, 2012


Through the HIRE Program, OMH seeks to improve the HIV/AIDS health outcomes of formerly incarcerated persons re-entering the mainstream population by supporting community-based efforts to ensure their successful transition from state or federal incarceration back to their communities. Deadline: June 8, 2012


The YEP seeks to address unhealthy behaviors in at-risk minority youth, 10-18 years of age, and provide them with opportunities to learn skills and gain experiences that contribute to more positive lifestyles and enhance their capacity to make healthier life choices. Deadline: June 8, 2012


The overall intent of the AI/AN program is to strengthen the capacity of Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) and Urban Indian Health Programs (UIHPs) to: collect and manage data more effectively; better understand and develop the link between public health problems and behavior, socioeconomic conditions, and geography; and create a pipeline program for students to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the public health and biomedical sciences professions. Deadline: June 8, 2012

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