The purpose of the five year grant program is to support poison centers efforts to 1) prevent and provide treatment recommendations for poisonings; 2) comply with operational requirements needed to sustain certification and or achieve certification; and 3) conduct an evaluation of the strategies and
activities undertaken within the project application.
Please note, however, that a rigorous scientific evaluation is not required.
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https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=AF4363D4-7DC3-459D-9007-662657C0F94BAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Awards under this grant program are limited to U. S. certified and uncertified poison control centers (PCCs) including those serving the U. S. territories.
Eligible applicants under The Support and Enhancement Grant Program must be certified by a professional organization in the field of poison control that the Secretary has approved as having in effect standards for certification that reasonably provide for the protection of the public health with respect to poisoning.
The only professional organization currently approved is the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).
Eligible applicants can also be certified by a State government with, at a minimum, equivalent standards as the AAPCC.
Uncertified centers are eligible for a grant waiver if such center can reasonably demonstrate that the center will obtain such certification within a reasonable period of time.
The sum of the number of years for a waiver renewal may not exceed 5 years. Full Opportunity Web Address:https://grants.hrsa.gov/webExternal/SFO.asp?ID=AF4363D4-7DC3-459D-9007-662657C0F94BContact:
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Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA (877-464-4772);301-998-7373 or email Agency Email:
CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Date Posted:
2009-01-16Application Due Date: