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The Missouri Foundation for Health has identified women's health as a priority area for grants that address the health behavior, prevention and treatment needs of more than half of the state population. The overall goal is to support and expand existing programs that work to provide intervention and prevention services for women who have experienced violence. Projects funded under this priority will increase knowledge and awareness of violence against women, work toward prevention of sexual and domestic violence against women, and increase access to services for victims of sexual and domestic violence. Applications accepted for review will address how the organization will provide direct services for victims of violence and/or provide programs that focus on prevention and education. Applicants must address at least one of these two areas, but are not required to address both.

Because the University of Missouri System is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 4:00 pm, Friday, February 1, 2008. Letters of intent should be limited to a three-page summary of the proposed project, including 1) prior experience in addressing violence against women, 2) evidence-based models to be adapted for the project (if applicable), 3) community need(s) to be addressed, 4) community partners, and 5) plans for internal evaluation.

Amount:

Up to $50,000 per year for up to three year

Pre-Application Conference:

January 28, 2008

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2008

Sponsor Deadlines:

February 14, 2008 - letter of intent;
Invited proposals will be due May 5, 2008

URL for more information: http://www.mffh.org/WomensHealthVAWRFA2008.doc

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in education and health, social, behavioral science disciplines. Please forward it to faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.

         
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