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AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program The AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program helps to assure an adequate supply of trained researchers with respect to AIDS at the National Institutes of Health by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who contractually agree ...
Adoption Assistance Adoption Assistance, also known as adoption subsidies, provide financial help and services for children with special needs and their adoptive parents. Each state agency has its own definition of "specia...
Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships The Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship program meets the cost of traineeships for individuals in advanced nursing education programs. Traineeships are awarded to individuals by participating educati...
Alcohol National Research Service Awards The Alcohol National Research Service Awards support training in clinical research, treatment assessment research, problems of health promotion and alcoholism prevention, and basic biological and behavi...
Alcohol Research Career Development Awards The Alcohol Research Career Development Awards provide support for increased research experience relating to the problems of alcohol abuse and alcoholism prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. The a...
Assets for Independence Assets for Independence Program grants are awarded annually on a competitive basis. Grantee organizations manage programs that help clients establish Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) and accumulate assets for the long-term. Non-profit organizat...
Assistance for Victims of Trafficking Adult victims of severe forms of trafficking who have been certified by the US Department of Health and Human Services are eligible for benefits and services to the same extent as refugees, provided the...
Assistance in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam The Adult Programs in the Territories provide monthly cash payments eligible to financially deprived aged, blind and disabled persons in Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. These payments help...
Assistance to Torture Victims The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides support for domestic centers and programs for victims of torture. ORR seeks to use these funds to provide direct services to victims of torture, includi...
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research and Research Training The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology supports research and research training in areas that join biology with the computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physics. Toward this end, the center develops and manages programs in...
Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards The National Institute of Environment Health Sciences (NIEHS) funds grants to the extramural community with the goal of improving the understanding of how chemical and physical agents cause pathological...
Cell Biology and Biophysics Research and Research Training The Division of Cell Biology and Biophysics seeks greater understanding of the structure and function of cells, cellular components, and the biological macromolecules that make up these components. The research it supports ranges from studies of sing...
Chafee Foster Care Independent Living The Chafee Foster Care Independent Living Program assists states and localities in establishing and carrying out programs designed to assist foster youth likely to remain in foster care until 18 years o...
Child Care Resource and Referral Services Local Child Care Resource and Referral Organizations help parents locate and choose quality child care by providing referrals to local child care providers, information on state licensing requirements, ...
Child Support Enforcement The Child Support Enforcement (CSE) program provides services to locate absent parents, establish paternity and enforce support obligations. People who receive assistance under Temporary Assistance for ...
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs Funds must be used for the following program activities: the writing, implementation and evaluation of a jurisdiction-wide childhood lead poisoning elimination plan; the writing, implementation, and evaluation of blood lead screening/case ma...
Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) promotes the health and well-being of people living with paralysis and their families by providing comprehensive information resources and...
Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program In exchange for a two-year commitment to your clinical research career, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your Fe...
Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds The program supports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Program in recruiting and retaining health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds to conduct clinical research at t...
Community Based Child Abuse Prevention Grants The Community Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program, authorized by Title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act as amended in 1996, is a formula grant program that provides funds...
Community Food and Nutrition Program The goals of the Community Food and Nutrition Program are: 1) To coordinate private and public food assistance resources to better serve the food and nutrition needs of low-incom...
Community Mental Health Services Block Grant The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant is dedicated to improving public mental health service systems across the country. The purpose of the grant is to help build and support the community-ba...
Community Services Block Grant The Community Services Block Grant program provides States and Federal and State-recognized Indian Tribes with funds to provide a range of services to address the needs of low-income individuals to amel...
Consolidated Health Centers Health Centers offer access to comprehensive primary and preventive health care and social services to medically unserved and underserved populations.  Federally funded health centers offer service...
Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program The Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program (CIR-LRP) is designed to provide an incentive for health professionals to work in areas of reproductive research directly related to con...
Disaster Assistance for Older Americans The Administration on Aging (AoA) offers a website that provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging. The AoA website provides a Disaster Preparedness Manual for the Aging Network, which provid...
Drug Abuse National Research Service Awards The Drug Abuse National Research Service Awards provide high quality research training in the drug abuse field including: 1) Basic and applied studies in all of the life sciences...
Drug Abuse Research Career Development Awards The Career Development Awards provide support for research relating to the problems of drug abuse and addiction. It also aims to raise the level of competence and increase the number of individuals enga...
Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds The ECR-LRP is a congressionally mandated loan repayment program that was established by the Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services through the Director of NIH. The objective of the E...
Family Planning Services The purpose of the Family Planning Services Program is to assist in the establishment and operation of voluntary family planning projects which consist of the educational, comprehensive medical, and soc...
Family Violence Prevention Services Family Violence Prevention Services are available to help victims of domestic abuse and their dependents secure immediate shelter and related assistance....
Foster Care The Foster Care program provides Federal financial assistance to states to assist with: 1) Costs of foster care maintenance for eligible children 2) Administrative costs to mana...
General Research Loan Repayment Program The General Research Loan Repayment Program recruits and retains health professionals performing research in fields required by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to carry out its mission by provid...
Genetics and Developmental Biology Research and Research Training The Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology supports studies directed toward gaining a better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of inheritance and development. These studies underlie the more targeted research projects supported by o...
Head Start and Early Head Start The Head Start program (for children ages 3-5) and Early Head Start program (for pregnant women, infants and toddlers) promote school readiness for children in low-income families by providing comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, and socia...
Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program The HDR-LRP is the congressionally mandated extramural loan repayment program for minority health disparities research. The objective of the HDR-LRP is the recruitment and retention of highly qualified ...
Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship Program for Indians The Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship Program provides financial support for American Indian/Native Alaska students to enroll in courses leading to a bachelor degree in specific pre-professiona...
Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program for Indians The Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for American Indian and Alaska Native students to enroll in courses that will prepare them for acceptance into health...
Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians The Health Professions Recruitment Programs for Indians provides grants to tribes, tribal organizations, and public or nonprofit private health or educational entities to assist in identifying American ...
Health Professions Scholarship Program The Health Professions Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to American Indian/Native Alaskan students enrolled in health professions and allied health professions. There is a service oblig...
Immunization Grants The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program purchases vaccines for children in certain eligibility groups (see below) who can't afford to buy vaccines. Doctors can get these vaccines for their patients who ...
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program The Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program provides repayment of student loans to health and allied health professions in order to assure an adequate supply of trained health professionals necessa...
Intramural Research Training Award The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Training Award Traineeships are established for the principal benefit of the participants and to provide opportunities for developmental training and practical research experience in a varie...
Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals The purpose of the Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) program is to test and evaluate ways of creating employment and business opportunities for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) assistance. The pro...
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, and, if the state chooses, to weatherize homes....
Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship Program Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship program provides grants to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for the purpose of assisting such tribes and tribal organizations in educating American Indian...
Medicaid Program The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to low-income people who have no medical insurance or have inadequate medical insurance. The Federal government establishes general guidelines for the administration of Medicaid benefits. However, specif...
Medicare Prescription Drug Plans Starting January 1, 2006, new Medicare prescription drug coverage will be available to everyone with Medicare. Everyone with Medicare can get this coverage that may help lower prescription drug costs an...
Medicare Program Medicare is a Federal health insurance program for people 65 years of age or older, under 65 with certain disabilities, and any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant). Currently, 44 milli...
Mental Health National Research Service Award The Mental Health National Research Service Awards ensure a continuing and adequate supply of well-trained personnel who are able to conduct research on mental health problems. The program provides trai...
Minority Access to Research Careers Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) offers special research training support to 4-year colleges, universities, and health professional schools with substantial enrollments of minorities such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Ame...
Minority Biomedical Research Support The Minority Biomedical Research Support Program increases the number of researchers who are members of minority groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. MBRS awards grants to 2- or 4-year colleges, universities, and health profes...
NIMH Mentored Career Development Program The Mentored Career Development Program provides opportunities for basic and clinical research scientists to pursue additional periods of supervised career development beyond postdoctoral training. ...
National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) helps low-income, uninsured, and under-served women gain access to lifesaving screening programs for early detection of breast a...
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is an on-line resource for research and practice information in the area of health promotion and physical activity for persons with disabilities. The goal of NCHPAD is to help r...
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program recruits health professionals to work in selected health professional shortage areas and, in return, helps repay their qualifying educational loa...
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program The National Health Service Corps offers this scholarship program to students committed to providing primary health care in communities identified as having a shortage of health professionals. The progr...
National Limb Loss Information Center The National Limb Loss Information Center is located at the Amputee Coalition of America in Knoxville, TN. The Center encompasses three major project areas: 1) Operation of a nat...
National Research Service Awards The National Institutes of Health (NIH) makes Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grants (T32) available to eligible institutions to develop or enhance rese...
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program is a Federal "no-fault" system designed to compensate individuals, or families of individuals, who have been injured by childhood vaccines, whether ...
Native Employment Works Program The purpose of the NEW (Native Employment Work) program is to make work activities available to grantees' designated service populations and service areas. Allowable work activities include (but are not...
Native Hawaiian Health Systems The mission of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Program is to improve the health status of Native Hawaiians by advocating, initiating, and maintaining culturally appropriate strategic actions aimed at im...
Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship The Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship program supports traineeships for licensed registered nurses enrolled as full-time students beyond the twelfth month of study in a master's nurse anesthesia program....
Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program To assist in the recruitment and retention of professional nurses dedicated to providing health care to underserved populations, the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program offers registered nurses sub...
Nursing Workforce Diversity The Nursing Workforce Diversity increases opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses. The opportunities...
Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program In exchange for a two-year commitment to your research career, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified repayable educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your F...
Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research and Research Training The Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry supports a broad spectrum of research and research training aimed at improving the molecular-level understanding of fundamental biological processes and discovering approaches to thei...
Prescription Drug and Other Assistance Programs (Including Medicare-Approved Drug Discount Cards) If you are eligible for a Medicare-approved drug discount card, you can save between 11 to 18 percent on many brand name drugs and even more on generic drugs. This benefit is available to you regardless of your income and has no effect on your e...
Prevention of Complication in Patients with Thalassemia The Prevention of Complications in Patients with Thalassemia Awards aim to establish a standard approach to diagnose and provide care for persons with thalassemia, and to support outreach and education ...
Prevention of Hemophilia Complications The Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia has established and coordinated a network of hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) to promote the management, treatment, and prevention of complications experienced by persons with hemophilia and other here...
Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant The PHHS block grant is used to support clinical services, preventive screening, laboratory support, outbreak control, workforce training, public education, data surveillance, and program evaluation ...
Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) The Federal grant program Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides assistance to individuals who are homeless and have serious mental illnesses. PATH funds are distributed...
Promoting Safe and Stable Families The primary goals of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) program are to prevent the unnecessary separation of children from their families, improve the quality of care and service to children ...
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness The Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Program (PAIMI) is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Center for Mental Health...
Refugee and Entrant Assistance - State Administered Programs Needy refugees (and other appropriate individuals) who do not qualify for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Medicaid programs, but who meet the incom...
Refugee and Entrant Assistance - Targeted Assistance The purpose of the Targeted Assistance program is to provide funding for employment-related and other social services for refugees and other Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) populations in areas of ...
Refugee and Entrant Assistance - Voluntary Agency Programs The Matching Grant program provides an alternate approach to State-administered resettlement assistance. The program's goal is to help refugees (and other appropriate individuals) attain self-sufficienc...
Refugee and Entrant Assistance - Wilson/Fish Programs The purpose of the Wilson/Fish Alternative Program is to provide integrated services and cash assistance to increase refugees (and other ORR populations) prospects for early employment and self-sufficie...
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are enrolled in health professions and nursing programs. The programs makes funds available to ...
Services for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program) The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a Federal program that provides HIV-related health services. The program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide services to more than half a million people each year. The pr...
Social Services Block Grant The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) is a capped entitlement program that provides funds to assist states in delivering social services directed toward the needs of children and adults. These services...
Special Diabetes Program for Indians The Special Diabetes Program for Indians focuses on primary, secondary, and tertiary diabetic prevention and treatment and related data collection....
Special Improvement Project The purpose of the Special Improvement Project grant is to provide funding for projects that further the national child support mission and goals. This mission aims to help children receive financial an...
Special Minority Initiatives The Special Minority Initiatives develop and launch new research and research training programs and other initiatives for minority scientists, NIGMS sponsors several special minority initiatives. These include the Bridges to the Future Programs (Brid...
State Children's Health Insurance Program The State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) is a partnership between the Federal and State Governments that provides health coverage to uninsured children whose families earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but too little to afford private...
Street Outreach Program The Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides outreach services designed to build relationships between outreach workers and street youth. The goal of these efforts is to protect young people from the dama...
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant The Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPTBG) enables states to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services through a variety of means, both statute and regulations, an...
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Relief Information The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) focuses on programs and funding for improving the lives of people with or at risk for mental and substance abuse disorders.  The SAMHSA collaborates with the States, national...
Support Services for Runaway and Homeless Youth-Basic Centers Basic Center Programs provide emergency shelter services to runaway and homeless youth. These programs seek to reunite young people with their families, whenever possible, or to locate appropriate alter...
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides grant funds to States and Territories to assist families in any manner that is reasonably calculated to accomplish the purposes of this program. The purposes are: assisting needy fam...
Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth The Transitional Living Program provides homeless youth with stable, safe living accommodations for up to 18 months. The TLP provides services to help young people develop skills necessary to move to ...
Tribal Family Assistance Grants The Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, formerly Aid to Families with Dependent Children, program provides a variety of benefits and services to Federally-recognized tribes, A...
Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program The Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program provides funding to tribes and tribal and Indian organizations to recruit, place and retain health professionals to meet the staffing needs of Indian health ...
Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds The Program provides service-conditioned scholarships to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to pursue undergraduate education at accredited institutions. Individuals must pursue a cour...
Urban Indian Health Program The IHS Urban Indian Health Program supports contracts and grants that fund outreach and referral, case management, comprehensive primary care, limited primary care, dental, community health, substance ...