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Grant Opportunities

The Ohio Commission on Minority Health announces the availability of funds of up to $280,000 for
fiscal year 2016 to support demonstration grants with a priority focus on the prevention of Type
2 diabetes or infant mortality and the availability of funds up to $84,000 for fiscal year 2016-17 to
support lupus programming focusing on patient and public education. For more information, and to
access the RFP's please visit our Grant Opportunities Tab.

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are you ready for 2015?



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Click HERE to find out if you are ready for 2015!

 

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 For the latest update on Ebola information, please visit the
Ohio Department of Health at the link, below. 

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The Commission Seeks a Diverse Pool of Minority Health Evaluators
Are you a public health evaluator with experience working within minority communities? Are you interested in helping minority health obtain research based evaluation measures for the purpose of increased health equity?

The Commission invites evaluators with experience assessing minority health grants and research projects to be a part of Research and Evaluation Enhancement Program (REEP). For more information, click here or contact  Dr. Joann Mawasha at joann.mawasha@wright.edu  or 937-775-4300.

 

In the Spotlight

April 2015  National Minority Health Month - 2015 Calendar Coming Soon!

March 26, 2015  Ohio Commission on Minority Health's Minority Health Month Kick Off! - Stay tuned for more information.

January 2015  National Blood Donor Awareness Month, National Birth Defects Prevention Month

December 1, 2014 World Aids Day

November 2014  American Diabetes Awareness Month

November 2014  Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 20, 2014  Great American Smokeout



 

 

Previously in Spotlight
About the Commission
Each year the Commission shall distribute grants from available funds to community based health groups for the purpose of health promotion and disease prevention among members of minority groups. “Minority Groups” means any of the following racial and ethnic groups: African AmericanNative American IndianAsian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino American.  

The diseases and conditions on which the Commission focuses are: CardiovascularCancersDiabetesInfant Mortality, Substance Abuse and Violence. The Commission also focuses on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus through other legislation.  
  

Current Grantees

Demonstration Grants 2014 - 2015
Local Offices of Minority Health - Click on the links below
2014 Minority Health Month Grants
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus





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