HRSA Funding Opportunities

Emergency Medical Services for Children Data Center

Applications due: January 18, 2022

The purpose of this program is to support activities that demonstrate expansion and improvement in the delivery of high-quality emergency services for all children by:

  • Providing independent, comprehensive research support for large multi-center randomized clinical trials and other types of clinical research conducted by and associated with the PECARN
  • Enhancing and collecting performance measure data that align with the combined efforts of the EMSC State Partnership and the EIIC to expand and improve EMSC in states/jurisdictions
  • Collaborating with national partners to coordinate and support nationally representative data collection efforts to assess the expansion of prehospital and hospital pediatric readiness initiatives

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Regional Hemophilia Network (RHN)

Applications due: January 24, 2022

The goal of this announcement is to establish regional networks of HTCs to improve the health and well-being for children, youth, and adults with hemophilia and related bleeding and clotting disorders.

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National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center

Applications due: January 24, 2022

The goal of this announcement is for one recipient to provide subject matter expertise, technical assistance, and programmatic support to the RHNs through a national coordinating center.

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Maternal and Child Health Secondary Data Analysis Research (MCH SDAR)

Applications due: January 26, 2022

The purpose of the MCH SDAR Program is to support applied MCH research that utilizes the secondary analysis of national data sets and/or administrative records to improve the health and well-being of MCH populations.

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Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Prevention

Applications due: February 3, 2022

The purpose of the SUID Prevention Program is to reduce overall rates of SUID and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in SUID to:

  • Support pediatric health care practitioners to provide evidence-based counseling and education to infant caregivers and families
  • Guide system improvements
  • Identify and support policy changes that address state- and community-specific SUID risks

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Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Program

Applications due: February 15, 2022

The purpose of the LEAH Program is to improve the quality of care and equitable access to appropriate health services for AYA by preparing leaders in AYA health through interdisciplinary training at the graduate and post-graduate levels.

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National Fetal, Infant and Child Death Review Center

Applications due: February 16, 2022

The NFICDR Program aims to increase the capacity of community and state CDR and FIMR teams to collect high-quality uniform data, translate data into action at the community, state, and national levels, and expand fetal, infant, and child death reviews to additional states, territories, and tribes. The goals of the FICDR Program are to support a National Center to:

  • Provide coordinated leadership, and cohesive guidance, training, and technical assistance to state, community, and tribal CDR and FIMR teams
  • Support a CDR and FIMR national Case Reporting System
  • Disseminate data and key findings from CDR and FIMR teams to inform prevention efforts
  • Facilitate the translation of CDR and FIMR data and recommendations into practice, system, and policy change

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Home Visiting Research and Development Platform

Applications due: February 22, 2022

The purpose of the HV R&D Platform through the MIECHV Program is to support a practice-based research network that engages in scientific collaboration and innovative research. Research conducted through this program should increase the evidence base for and strengthen the capacity of home visiting programs to measurably improve family health and well-being outcomes and improve equity in access to services and in family and community outcomes.

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Enhancing Systems of Care for CMC (Demonstration Project)

Applications due: March 7, 2022

The purpose of this program is to optimize the health, quality of life, and well-being of CMC and their families. The program will accomplish this by funding up to 5 demonstration projects to implement and evaluate evidence-informed, patient/family-centered models of care delivery.

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Enhancing Systems of Care for CMC (Coordinating Center)

Applications due: March 7, 2022

The purpose of this program is to optimize the health, quality of life, and well-being of CMC and their families. The program will accomplish this by funding a coordinating center to provide support to the demonstration projects in meeting their program objectives, developing, and disseminating resources, and providing leadership in the field.

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MCH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network (AYAH-RN)

Applications due: March 15, 2022

The purpose of this program is to grow and extend a national, multi-site, collaborative Research Network that will accelerate the translation of research into MCH AYA practice; promote scientific collaboration; and develop additional research capacity in the AYA health field (serving adolescents and young adults ages 10-25).

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American Rescue Plan Act – Pediatric Mental Health Care Access – New Area Expansion

Applications due: April 5, 2022

The purpose of this program is to promote behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care by supporting pediatric mental health care telehealth access programs. Teams will provide support for pediatric PCPs to diagnose, treat, and refer children with behavioral health conditions. Successful recipients will focus on achieving health equity related to racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities in access to care, especially in rural and other underserved areas.

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American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Recommendations for HIV Screenings in Teens and Guidance on Supporting Emotional Health of Children

AAP Advises Universal, Routine HIV Screening in Teens and Biomedical HIV Prevention for Youth at RiskHRSA Disclaimer

In an updated clinical report, the AAP recommends that universal and routine screening for HIV be offered to youth ages 15 and older at least once in a health care setting.

AAP Bolsters Guidance on Supporting Emotional Health of Children, Adolescents During the COVID-19 PandemicHRSA Disclaimer

AAP has updated its guidance on supporting the emotional and behavioral health needs of children, teens, and families to describe new challenges that undercut resilience and demonstrate the urgent need for improving mental health care. The guidance includes recommendations such as:

  • A continued need for pediatricians to integrate emotional and behavioral health into standard care.
  • Evaluating for SDoH that cause additional stress.
  • Providing guidance on developing healthy habits.
  • Advocating for the mental health of children and adolescents.

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Association of Maternal & Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse DirectorsHRSA Disclaimer

State Harm Reduction Strategies: Improving Outcomes for Reproductive-Aged Women Who Use SubstancesHRSA Disclaimer


The purpose of this AMCHP-NASADAD project is to highlight common harm reduction strategies used by state MCH Title V programs and alcohol and drug abuse agencies to address the needs of pregnant and parenting women (PPW) who use substances. The goal of this project is to disseminate those strategies as a resource to states who wish to adapt them to their specific contexts.

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Child TrendsHRSA Disclaimer

Resources on a Work Initiative Prioritizing Youth Voice and Latino and Low-Income Households Unemployment Benefits Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hartford's Generation Work Initiative Prioritized Youth Voice in its Youth Advisory CouncilHRSA Disclaimer

This case study focuses on how the Hartford Generation Work local partnership adapted its efforts to engage young adults more authentically by establishing a youth advisory council called the Young Legends to help shape its work. The benefits and challenges of the partnership’s efforts are also discussed and examples of ways in which Young Legends has elevated young people’s voices and valued and compensated their work are presented and described.

Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic, Latino and Low-Income Households with Children were Less Likely to Receive Unemployment BenefitsHRSA Disclaimer

This brief examines the extent to which households with children who experienced a loss of employment income participated in unemployment insurance during the pandemic, with a particular focus on low-income and Latino workers.

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National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical HomeHRSA Disclaimer

Health Equity ResourcesHRSA Disclaimer


This page provides tools and resources developed by the NRC-PFCMH to support pediatricians, allied health professionals, and families in increasing equity for CYSHCN and their families through medical home.

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Training & Educational – Webinars

Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical HealthHRSA Disclaimer

Bolstering Autistic College Students’ Mental Health and WellnessHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET

Drawing on findings from his dissertation research, Dr. Brett Nachman discusses how autistic college students make sense of and reconcile challenges related to their mental health and wellness. He describes the influence of an autism-specific college support program in enabling students to think through emergent issues and determine solutions that support their well-being. Nachman will relay study insights and practical recommendations for colleges to implement.

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Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Preventing the Mismeasure of Young ChildrenHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET

This webinar will help to prepare interdisciplinary professionals to become important team members and crucial partners to parents and teachers in the early childhood intervention field (e.g., teachers, speech/language pathologists; occupational therapists, physical therapists; early behavior specialists; and social workers). Participants will learn to select and use authentic assessment team models, modes, and measures.

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Vanderbilt University Medical CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Roles of the PCP in Early Identification and Long-Term Management of Children with AutismHRSA Disclaimer

Friday, January 21, 2022
11:00 am ET

This is the first webinar in the quarterly speaker series, "Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Care for Children with AutismHRSA Disclaimer," and will be presented by Paul Carbone, MD, a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. The series will focus on research and service/training models designed to make developmental care more accessible for children with autism and their families, presenting perspectives from a range of pediatric disciplines. Contact for more information or subscribe to receive email alerts.

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Florida Rural Health AssociationHRSA Disclaimer

2022 Pediatric Pulmonary Project ECHO

NIH’s 2020 Focused Update on Asthma GuidelinesHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
12:15 pm to 12:45 pm ET

This is the second clinic in the Pediatric Pulmonary Project ECHO series. This series of TeleECHO clinics are 30-minute sessions that include a lecture on a specific topic with opportunity to interact with top University of Florida faculty. The goal of the project is to build expertise in understanding the challenges of pediatric asthma and issues related to lung transplantation in children.

Allergen Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Asthma in ChildrenHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
12:15 pm to 12:45 pm ET

This is the third clinic in the Pediatric Pulmonary Project ECHO series.

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National Institute for Health Care ManagementHRSA Disclaimer

Climate Changes Health: Moving Towards Environmental Health EquityHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET

This webinar will explore the interconnectedness of climate change and health, environmental injustice, and what can be done to combat these issues. The expert speakers will talk about solutions that can improve health outcomes. Speakers will discuss:

  • Priorities for the newly formed Office of Climate Change and Health Equity at HHS
  • How climate change is creating new inequities and exacerbating those that already existed, and what can be done to protect populations on the frontlines
  • A health plan’s efforts to combat climate change and prioritize health resilience for its members and community

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National WIC AssociationHRSA Disclaimer

AHEAD in WIC WebinarHRSA Disclaimer

Thursday, January 27, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET

The National WIC Association (NWA) will hold a webinar on the Advancing Health Equity to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion (AHEAD) in WIC project. The goal of AHEAD in WIC is to institutionalize health equity in the NWA’s work, build capacity to provide health equity education, tools, and technical assistance, and uplift health equity efforts in WIC at the local/state level.

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National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

State Policies to Strengthen the Direct Care WorkforceHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET

NASHP’s RAISE Family Caregiver Resource and Dissemination Center is hosting this webinar to discuss state policies to improve the quality and supply of the direct care workforce, which are featured in it RAISE State Policy Roadmap for Family Caregivers. The webinar will provide an overview of state policies and will feature a national leader as well as leaders from Arizona and Colorado who will share their policies and innovations to strengthen the home and community-based services workforce.

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