FY17 Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative

Funding Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services

The ECI program is intended to provide support for minority and/or disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, or serious mental illness.

  • Duke Internal Deadline: July 13, 2017
  • Sponsor Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017

Only one application per organization will be accepted in each of the focus areas.

Agency Website

Amount

$350,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Community Outreach and Engagement
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

Internal Nomination

Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke, anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials as one PDF.

* A letter of support from dean or chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
* Project summary - 2 to 4 pages
* CV or Biosketch of project leader

Please submit internal materials through My Research Proposal. (Code ILN)  https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=ApVvmgXCk2Uj7AzWyDEJKQ2

Instructions for setting up your account and uploading internal applications can be found here: https://ors.duke.edu/sites/default/files/Applicant Instructions_FINAL.pdf

Internal Deadline

July 13, 2017

External Deadline

August 1, 2017