Increasing Organ Donation Awareness

This announcement solicits applications for the Increasing Organ Donation Awareness Grant Program.

 The overall purpose of the program is to reduce the gap between the demand for organ transplants and the supply of organ donors.

For the FY 2017 grant cycle, the program seeks proposals

credit:


related to living organ donation and vascularized composite allograft (VCA) donation, specifically hand and face.   The specific goals of the 2017 grant program are to identify successful strategies that can serve as model interventions to:
Increase public knowledge about opportunities for, and risks and benefits of, living donation, or Increase public knowledge about VCAs and willingness to become a VCA donor and/or authorize a deceased relative to be a VCA donor.
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Grants to Increase Organ Donations

Department of Health and Human Services






Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants include public and nonprofit private entities.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.

If the applicant is an Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) member, and/or if the applicant is working with a consortium that includes OPTN members, the applicant and all other OPTN members involved in the project are expected to be in compliance with the HHS final rule governing the operation of the OPTN (42 CFR part 121 or visit http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov).

Foreign entities are not eligible for these awards.



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services AdministrationVWalker@hrsa.gov

Agency Email Description:
Contact Venus Walker at (301)443-7578 or email VWalker@hrsa.gov

Agency Email:
VWalker@hrsa.gov

Date Posted:
2016-12-09

Application Due Date:
2017-02-17

Archive Date:
2017-04-18


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