US Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) - Community-Based Division
10/28/19 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, cancer centers, hospitals, and health centers in eligible states for screening, referral, and education services related to radiogenic diseases. Funding is also intended to facilitate the documentation of radiation exposure claims. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.
Only the organizations located in the high-impact states cited in the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (42 U.S.C. 2210 and Public Law 106-245); i.e., Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming are eligible to apply.
The purpose of this program is to inform and educate the public about services offered through the RESEP program; disseminate information on radiogenic diseases and the importance of early detection; screen eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; provide appropriate referrals for medical treatment; and facilitate putative applicants in the documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
This program offers grants to states, local governments and other eligible organizations to initiate and support programs for: individual cancer screening; appropriate referrals for medical treatment of individuals screened; public information development and dissemination; and the facilitating putative applicants in the documentation of RECA claims to aid the thousands of individuals adversely affected by the mining, transport and processing of uranium, and the testing of nuclear weapons for the nation’s weapons arsenal. RESEP encourages and supports appropriate health care organizations to improve the knowledge base and health status of adversely affected persons.
Pursuant to the RECA Amendment of 2000, P.L. 106-245, Section 8, RECA will sunset 22 years after the date of the enactment on July 9, 2022, at which time the Department of Justice will cease accepting all RECA claims2,3. Prior to the July 9, 2022 deadline, RESEP recipients will prioritize the provision of outreach and education of RESEP services in an effort to screen as many eligible individuals and devote resources to support the facilitation and filing of RECA claims. After the July 9, 2022 deadline, RESEP recipients will focus on public education and information dissemination on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; and provide appropriate referrals for medical treatment.
GrantWatch ID#: 186492
Up to eight grants
Estimated Award Amount: Up to $250,000 per year subject to the availability of appropriated funds
Period of Performance: September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 (3 years)
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
You may request additional information and/or technical assistance regarding business, administrative, or fiscal issues related to this NOFO by contacting:
Grants Management Specialist
Division of Grants Management Operations, OFAM
Telephone: (301) 443-2963
You may request additional information regarding the overall program issues and/or technical assistance related to this NOFO by contacting:
Program Coordinator, Community-Based Division
Attn: Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Telephone: (301) 443-2702
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Mailstop 10SWH03
Rockville, MD 20857
USA: Arizona; Colorado; Idaho; Nevada; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oregon; South Dakota; Texas; Utah; Washington; Wyoming
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