AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program

The AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program helps to assure an adequate supply of trained researchers with respect to AIDS at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who contractually agree to engage in…

Adoption Assistance

Adoption Assistance, also known as adoption subsidies, provides financial help and services for children with physical, mental and developmental disabilities and their adoptive parents. Each state agency has its own definition of "special needs" used to identify…

Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships

The Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship program meets the cost of traineeships for individuals in advanced nursing education programs. Traineeships are awarded to individuals by participating educational institutions offering masters and doctoral degree programs,…

Alcohol National Research Service Awards

The Alcohol National Research Service Awards support training in clinical research, treatment assessment research, problems of health promotion and alcoholism prevention, and basic biological and behavioral processes applicable to alcohol research.

Assets for Independence

Assets for Independence (AFI) is a community-based approach for giving low-income families a hand up out of poverty. Utilizing existing individual and community assets, AFI strengthens communities from within through the use of matched savings accounts called…

Assistance to Torture Survivors

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides support for domestic centers and programs for survivors of torture. ORR seeks to use these funds to provide direct services to survivors of torture, including treatment and rehabilitation, social and legal services, and…

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research and Research Training

The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology supports research and research training in areas that join biology with the computer sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physics. Toward this end, the center develops and manages programs in computational…

Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards

The National Institute of Environment Health Sciences (NIEHS) funds grants to the extramural community with the goal of improving the understanding of how chemical and physical agents cause pathological changes in molecules, cells, tissues, and organs, and how, in…

Cell Biology and Biophysics Research and Research Training

The Division of Cell Biology and Biophysics seeks greater understanding of the structure and function of cells, cellular components, and the biological macromolecules that make up these components. The research it supports ranges from studies of single molecules to…

Chafee Foster Care Independent Living

The Chafee Foster Care Independent Living Program assists states and localities in establishing and carrying out programs designed to assist foster youth likely to remain in foster care until 18 years of age and youth who have left foster care because they attained 18…

Child Care Resource and Referral Services

Local Child Care Resource and Referral Organizations help parents locate and choose quality child care by providing referrals to local child care providers, information on state licensing requirements, availability of child care subsidies, and other information.

Child Care and Development Fund

The Child Care and Development Fund provides assistance to low-income families who need child care due to work, work-related training and/or attending school.

Child Support Enforcement

The Child Support Enforcement (CSE) program provides services to locate absent parents, establish paternity, and enforce support obligations. People who receive assistance under Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Foster Care, and Medicaid programs receive…

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs

The Childhood Lead Poisoning Program was created to eliminate lead poisoning amongst children in the United States. The main duty of the program is to: Create programs and policies to prevent childhood lead poisoning Provide the public and health-care…

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center

The Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) is the support side of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The primary goals of the PRC are to foster involvement in the community, promote health and improve quality of life of people living with spinal cord injury (SCI),…

Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program

The Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program is to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals as clinical investigators. In exchange for a two-year commitment to your clinical research career, the National Institute of Health (NIH) will repay up to…

Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

The program supports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Program in recruiting and retaining health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds to conduct clinical research at the NIH by providing for the repayment of educational loans for…

Community Based Child Abuse Prevention Grants

The Community Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program, authorized by Title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Amendments of 1996 most recently amended in 2010, is a formula grant program that provides funds to a designated lead agency in each…

Community Mental Health Services Block Grant

The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant is dedicated to improving public mental health service systems across the country. The purpose of the grant is to help build and support the community-based public mental health system for adults with serious mental…

Community Services Block Grant

The goal of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is the reduction of poverty, the revitalization of low-income communities and the empowerment of low-income families and individuals to become fully self-sufficient. The Community Services Block Grant is designed…

Consolidated Health Centers

Health Centers offer access to comprehensive primary and preventive health care and social services to medically unserved and underserved populations. Federally funded health centers offer services to the general community, as well as specific special populations…

Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program

The Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program (CIR-LRP) is designed to provide an incentive for health professionals to work in areas of reproductive research directly related to contraceptive development and/or infertility diagnosis and treatment…

Disaster Resources for Older Americans

The Administration on Aging (AoA) offers a website that provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging. The AoA website provides a Disaster Preparedness Manual for the Aging Network, which provides valuable safety…

Drug Abuse Research Career Development Awards

The Career Development Awards provide support for research relating to the problems of drug abuse and addiction. It also aims to raise the level of competence and increase the number of individuals engaged in such research via special levels of National Institute on…

Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

The ECR-LRP is a congressionally mandated loan repayment program that was established by the Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services through the Director of NIH. The objective of the ECR-LRP is the recruitment and retention of highly qualified health…

Family Planning Services

The purpose of the Family Planning Services Program is to assist in the establishment and operation of voluntary family planning projects which consist of the educational, comprehensive medical, and social services necessary to aid individuals to determine freely the…

Family Violence Prevention Services

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (FVPSA) is available to help victims of domestic abuse and their dependents secure immediate shelter and related assistance. The program is committed to: Providing shelter for victims and children Coordinating…

Foster Care

Children's Bureau (CB) provides funding to states and tribes to provide safe foster care placements for children and youth who cannot remain in their homes. Our funding also provides optional guardianship assistance for states, as well as assistance to youth aging out…

General Research Loan Repayment Program

The General Research Loan Repayment Program aims to recruit and retain appropriately qualified health professionals who agree to conduct research as employees of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in exchange for a three-year commitment. The NIH will repay up to…

Genetics and Developmental Biology Research and Research Training

The Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology supports studies directed toward gaining a better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of inheritance and development. The results of these studies form the foundation for advances in diagnosing, preventing,…

Head Start and Early Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's…

Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace helps you find health coverage that fits your needs and budget. Every health plan in the Marketplace offers the same set of essential health benefits, including doctor visits, preventive care, hospitalization, prescriptions, and more.…

Health Professions Pregraduate Scholarship Program for Indians

Indian Health Service (IHS) Pre-Graduate Scholarship Program provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students.

Indian Health Service (IHS) Preparatory Scholarship Program

Indian Health Service (IHS) Preparatory Scholarship Program provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students.

Indian Health Service (IHS) Recruitment Program

PeopleSmart, an Indian Health Service (IHS) recruitment and retention initiative, is designed to develop a culture of caring, emphasizing loyalty and growth among those working within Indian health programs while supporting the retention of Indian Health Service…

Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship Program

Indian Health Service (IHS) Health Professions scholarship provides financial aid to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate-level students.

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) awards up to $20,000 per year for the repayment of your qualified student loans in exchange for an initial two-year service obligation to practice full time at an Indian health program site.

Intramural Research Training Award

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Training Award are established for recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school. This program provides an opportunity to spend one or two…

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance, weatherization and energy-related home repairs.

Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship Program

Matching Grants to Tribes for Scholarship program provides grants to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for the purpose of assisting such tribes and tribal organizations in educating American Indian/Alaska Natives to serve as health professionals in Indian…

Medicaid Program

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that provides free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans, including some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. The federal government provides a…

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. If you decide not to join a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) when you're first eligible, and you don't have other creditable prescription drug coverage, or you don't get Extra Help, you'll…

Medicare Program

Medicare is health insurance for people 65 or older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant).When you first enroll in Medicare, you’ll…

Mental Health National Research Service Award (NRSA)

The Mental Health National Research Service Awards (NRSA) ensure a continuing and adequate supply of well-trained personnel who are able to conduct research on mental health problems. The program provides training grants to institutions and fellowships to individuals…

Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC)

Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) awards provide support for undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences (such as African Americans; Hispanic Americans; Native…

Minority Biomedical Research Support

The Minority Biomedical Research Support Program has three components: 1) Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) 2) Support of Continuous Research Excellence (SCORE) 3) Initiative for Minority Student Development (IMSD) Research Initiative…

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) helps low-income, uninsured, and under-served women gain access to lifesaving screening programs for early detection of breast and cervical cancers. The NBCCEDP program provides clinical breast…

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is an on-line resource for research and practice information in the area of health promotion and physical activity for persons with disabilities. The primary focus of the center's approach is to…

National Diabetes Prevention Program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing type 2 diabetes among people with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes. The year-long program helps…

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program

The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program recruits health professionals to work in selected health professional shortage areas and, in return, helps repay their qualifying educational loans. In addition to loan repayment, these clinicians receive a…

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

The National Health Service Corps offers this scholarship program to students committed to providing primary health care in communities identified as having a shortage of health professionals. The program offers payment of tuition, fees and other reasonable educational…

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Mentored Career Development Program

The Mentored Career Development Program provides opportunities for basic and clinical research scientists to pursue additional periods of supervised career development beyond postdoctoral training. Investigators in the initial phases of establishing research…

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Loan Repayment Program

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) was mandated by Congress to develop a distinct loan repayment program to increase the pool of extramural researchers who conduct minority health disparities and other health disparities…

National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) wants to encourage outstanding health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research. If you commit at least two years to conducting qualified research funded by a domestic nonprofit…

National Limb Loss Information Center

The Amputee Coalition is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization serving the limb loss community and operates the National Limb Loss Resource Center. The National Limb Loss Resource Center offers programs, services, and publications designed to enhance…

National Research Service Awards (NRSA)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) makes Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grants available to eligible institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution,…

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) is a Federal "no-fault" system designed to compensate individuals, or families of individuals, who have been injured by childhood vaccines, whether administered in the private or public sector. The VICP is a…

Native Employment Works Program

The purpose of the NEW (Native Employment Work) program is to make work activities available to grantees' designated service populations and service areas. Allowable work activities include (but are not limited to): educational activities; training and job readiness…

Native Hawaiian Health Systems

The mission of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Program is to improve the health status of Native Hawaiians by advocating, initiating, and maintaining culturally appropriate strategic actions aimed at improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of Native…

Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship

The Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship program supports traineeships for licensed registered nurses enrolled as full-time students beyond the twelfth month of study in a master's or doctoral nurse anesthesia program.

Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program

To assist in the recruitment and retention of professional nurses dedicated to providing health care to underserved populations, the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program offers registered nurses substantial assistance to repay educational loans in exchange for…

Nursing Workforce Diversity

The Nursing Workforce Diversity program increases opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses. The opportunities provided include student scholarships or stipends,…

Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program

In exchange for a two-year commitment to your research career, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified repayable educational debt, and pay an additional 39 percent of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes.

Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research and Research Training

The Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry supports a broad spectrum of research and research training aimed at improving the molecular-level understanding of fundamental biological processes and discovering approaches to their control. The…

Prevention of Complication in Patients with Thalassemia

The Prevention of Complications in Patients with Thalassemia Awards aim to establish a standard approach to diagnose and provide care for persons with thalassemia, and to support outreach and education activities …

Prevention of Hemophilia Complications

The Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia has established and coordinated a network of hemophilia treatment centers (HTCs) to promote the management, treatment, and prevention of complications experienced by persons with hemophilia and other hereditary bleeding…

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

The Federal grant program Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) provides assistance to individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have serious mental illnesses. PATH funds are distributed to States/Territories that, in turn,…

Promoting Safe and Stable Families

The primary goals of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) program are to prevent the unnecessary separation of children from their families, improve the quality of care and service to children and their …

Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness

The Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness Program (PAIMI) is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). P&A systems use the grant funds to: 1)…

Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals (QDWI) Program

The Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals (QDWI) Program is one of the four Medicare Savings Programs that allows you to get help from your state to pay your Medicare premiums. This Program helps pay for Part A premiums only.

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program

The Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program is one of the four Medicare Savings Programs that allows you to get help from your state to pay your Medicare premiums. This Program helps pay for Part A premiums, Part B premiums, and deductibles, coinsurance, and…

Qualifying Individual (QI) Program

The Qualifying Individual (QI) Program is one of the four Medicare Savings Programs that allows you to get help from your state to pay your Medicare premiums. This Program helps pay for Part B premiums only.

Refugee and Entrant Assistance - State Administered Programs

Needy refugees (and other appropriate individuals) who do not qualify for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Medicaid programs, but who meet the income and …

Refugee and Entrant Assistance - Targeted Assistance

The purpose of the Targeted Assistance program is to provide funding for employment-related and other social services for refugees and other Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) populations in areas of high …

Refugee and Entrant Assistance - Voluntary Agencies Matching Grant Program

The Matching Grant program provides an alternate approach to state-administered resettlement assistance. The program's goal is to help refugees (and other appropriate individuals) attain self-sufficiency within four months after arrival without access to public cash…

Refugee and Entrant Assistance - Wilson/Fish Programs

The purpose of the Wilson/Fish Alternative Program is to provide integrated services and cash assistance to increase refugees (and other Office of Refugee Resettlement populations) prospects for early employment and self-sufficiency. The program also aims to reduce…

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students

The Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are enrolled in health professions and nursing programs. The programs makes funds available to schools of medicine,…

Services for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program)

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a Federal program that provides HIV-related health services. The program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide services to more than half a million people each year. The program is for…

Social Services Block Grant

The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) is a capped entitlement program that provides funds to assist states in delivering social services directed toward the needs of children and adults. These services include: 1) Preventing, reducing, or eliminating dependency 2)…

Special Diabetes Program for Indians

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians focuses on primary, secondary, and tertiary diabetic prevention and treatment and related data collection.

Special Improvement Project

The purpose of the Special Improvement Project grant is to provide funding for projects that further the national child support mission and goals. This mission aims to help children receive financial and medical support as well as improve program performance.

Special Minority Initiatives

The National Institute for General Medical Sciences' (NIGMS) Special Minority Initiatives develop and launch new research and research training programs, and other initiatives for minority scientists. These initiatives include the Bridges to the Future programs…

Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) Program

The Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) Program is one of the four Medicare Savings Programs that allows you to get help from your state to pay your Medicare premiums. This Program helps pay for Part B premiums only.

State Children's Health Insurance Program

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a partnership between the federal and state governments that provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In some states, CHIP covers pregnant women. Each…

Street Outreach Program

The Street Outreach Program (SOP) provides outreach services designed to build relationships between outreach workers and street youth. The goal of these efforts is to protect young people from the damaging effects of street life. SOPs are found in various cities…

Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant

The Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) enables states and jurisdictions to provide substance abuse prevention activities, treatment and recovery support services and places an emphasis on the provision of treatment services for populations of…

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Relief Information

Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) supports SAMHSA's efforts to prepare states, territories, tribes, and local entities to deliver an effective mental health and…

Support Services for Runaway and Homeless Youth-Basic Centers

Basic Center programs provide emergency shelter services to runaway and homeless youth. These programs seek to reunite young people with their families, whenever possible, or to locate appropriate alternative placements. Basic Center programs are located throughout the…

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides grant funds to states and territories to provide families with financial assistance and related support services. State-administered programs may include childcare assistance, job preparation, and work…

The National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program

The National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program provides funding for comprehensive case management services on a per capita basis to foreign victims of trafficking and potential victims seeking Health and Human Services (HHS) Certification in any location in…

The National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC)

The National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC), a program of CHADD, was established to be the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on ADHD. It is primarily funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and…

The National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC)

The National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC), a program of CHADD, was established to be the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on ADHD.It is primarily funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Transitional Living Program for Homeless Youth

The Transitional Living Program (TLP) provides homeless youth with stable, safe living accommodations for up to 21 months. The TLP provides services to help young people develop skills necessary to move to independence and life as healthy, productive adults. These…

Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program

The Tribal Recruitment and Retention Program provides funding to tribes, tribal and Indian organizations to recruit, place and retain health professionals to meet the staffing needs of Indian health programs.

Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

The Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, formerly Aid to Families with Dependent Children, program provides a variety of benefits and services to Federally-recognized tribes, American Indian, and Alaska Native families. Benefits may include…

Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

This program provides service-conditioned scholarships to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to pursue undergraduate education at accredited institutions. Individuals must pursue a course of study which prepares them for professions needed by the…

Urban Indian Health Program

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Urban Indian Health Program supports contracts and grants that fund outreach and referral, case management, comprehensive primary care, limited primary care, dental, community health, substance abuse (outpatient and inpatient services),…

Vaccines for Children Program

The Vaccines for Children (VFC) program helps provide vaccines to children whose parents or guardians may not be able to afford them. This helps ensure that all children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations on schedule.

World Trade Center Health Program

The WTC Health Program provides medical monitoring and treatment for responders to the September 11th, terrorist attacks at the WTC and related sites in New York City, Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA, and survivors who were in the New York City disaster area. The WTC…