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The Ohio Commission on Minority Health Announces the release of its 2018 Minority Health Month RFP

 

To access the RFP, click HERE.

To access the most recent list of Frequently Asked Questions, please click HERE.

To access the Technical Assistance PowerPoint, please click HERE.

The 2018 Minority Health Month Technical Assistance Session occurs two times. The technical assistance session will review the grant application and provide information to assist in the development of the applicant's proposal. Please note that we will not be able to accommodate individual requests to provide this information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please, follow the link below to register for one date and time that works best for you: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5383421518356339969


The Ohio Commission on Minority Health Announces the Re-Release of its 2018-19 Infant Mortality, Demonstration, and Lupus Funding.

 

Replication and Expansion of the Certified Pathways Community HUB Model RFP - Round 4

The 2018/2019 State of Ohio Budget Biennial Budget Guidance required state agencies to project a 20% budget reduction on the
House passed version, of the biennial budget.
In light of that, the Ohio Commission on Minority Health announces round four of availability of funds for fiscal years 2018/2019 to support model expansion and replication grants. This is a competitive-bid process. This funding will allow for the Replication and Expansion of the Certified Pathways Community HUB Model to address infant mortality.

To access the RFP, please click HERE

To access the most recent list of Frequently Asked Questions, please click HERE.

To access the Technical Assistance PowerPoint, please click HERE.

Round 4 - 2018/19 Replication and Expansion of the Certified Hub Model Technical Assistance Session occurs two times. The technical assistance session will review the grant application and provide information to assist in the development of the applicant's proposal. Please note that we will not be able to accommodate individual requests to provide this information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please, follow the link below to register for one date and time that works best for you: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2422704985592575233

 


2018 - 19 Demonstration Grant RFP

 

The 2018/2019 State of Ohio Biennial Budget Guidance required state agencies to project a 20% budget reduction on the House passed version, of the biennial budget. This projected reduction will impact the level of grant funding available for distribution.

In light of that, the Ohio Commission on Minority Health announces round four of availability of funds up to $280,000 for fiscal year 2018 to support demonstration grants with a priority focus on the prevention of Type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Quality grants targeting infant mortality, certain cancers
(breast, lung, mouth, throat and prostate), substance abuse and/or violence will receive consideration. Grant funds will not exceed $70,000 per applicant agency per year. The Commission will fund up to four Demonstration Grants. This is a competitive-bid process.

To access the RFP, please click HERE.

To access the most recent list of Frequently Asked Questions, please click HERE.

To access the Technical Assistance PowerPoint, please click HERE.

The round 4 - 2018/19 Demonstration Grant RFP, Technical Assistance Session occurs two times. The technical assistance session will review the grant application and provide information to assist in the development of the applicant's proposal. Please note that we will not be able to accommodate individual requests to provide this information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please, follow the link below to register for one date and time that works best for you: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8576503340975691265

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the limited response to the 2018/19 Demonstration Grant RFP, the Commission re-released the 2018-19 Demonstration grant on June 5, 2017 with a due date on July 17, 2017.   

Please be aware that the Commission has approved funding for two of the four demonstration grants available for the FY18/19 biennium.   

This statement is not intended to deter any 501c3 organization from submitting a demonstration application during Round 4.   

 


2018 - 19 Lupus Grant RFP

The 2018/2019 State of Ohio Biennial Budget Guidance required state agencies to project a 20% budget reduction on the House passed version, of the biennial budget. This projected reduction will impact the level of grant funding available for distribution.

In light of that, the Ohio Commission on Minority Health announces round four of availability of funds up to $70,000 for fiscal year 2018-19 to support lupus programming focusing on patient and public education. Grant funds will not exceed $14,000 per applicant agency per year for a maximum of five funded grants. Funding priority will be given to service areas demonstrating greatest need for lupus programming such as providing lupus health education to the public and/or persons with lupus and their caregivers. This is a competitive-bid process.

To access the RFP, please click HERE.

To access the most recent list of Frequently Asked Questions, click HERE.

To access the Technical Assistance PowerPoint, please click HERE.

The round 4 - 2018/19 Lupus Grant RFP, Technical Assistance Session occurs two times. The technical assistance session will review the grant application and provide information to assist in the development of the applicant's proposal. Please note that we will not be able to accommodate individual requests to provide this information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please, follow the link below to register for one date and time that works best for you: 


https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/5065540612137983745


 

The OPCPCC Center for Provider and Patient Engagement 

 

The Ohio Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (OPCPCC) continues to update the OPCPCC Patient Engagement Toolbox with new and relevant resources. What can you expect to find in the toolbox?  The toolbox contains hundreds of resources aimed at helping practices to better engage patients in their health care.  Resources recently added include a guide to implementing CLAS standards, an archived webinar about delivering disability-competent care, and a sample Policy and Procedure for providing auxiliary aids for persons with disabilities.  Be sure to visit the toolbox soon to see what is new!


 


 

Medical Expert Panel: Achieving Equity and Eliminating Infant Mortality Disparities within Racial and Ethnic Populations: From Data to Action

Release Date:  September 18, 2015 - Medical Expert Panel White Paper Series 
Volume 1 – Infant Mortality

The Commission announces the release of its first whitepaper, in a series of papers, that summarize the findings of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s Medical Expert Panel (OCMHMEP). The OCMHMEP’s sole purpose is to offer insight and recommendations to eliminate disparities in chronic diseases that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities.



 

Achieving Equity and Eliminating Obesity and Diabetes
Disparities within Racial and Ethnic Populations


Release Date: September 16, 2016 - Medical Expert Panel White Paper Series Volume 2 – Obesity/Diabetes

The Commission announces the release of its second whitepaper, in a series of papers, that summarize the findings of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s Medical Expert Panel (OCMHMEP). The OCMHMEP’s sole purpose is to offer insight and recommendations to eliminate disparities in chronic diseases that disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minorities.



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 agencies 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). Evaluators are engaged on a contracted basis, upon selection by Commission grantees. For more information, click here or contact  Dr. Joann Mawasha at joann.mawasha@wright.edu.

 

In the Spotlight

2017

August  National Breast Feeding Month  http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/

July  Word Hepatitis Day - July 18 http://www.worldhepatitisday.info

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/content.aspx?ID=9447&lvl=2&lvlid=12 

June  Men's Health Awareness Month http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/ 

Previously in Spotlight‚Äč
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: CardiovascularCancers, DiabetesInfant Mortality, Substance Abuse and Violence. The Commission also focuses on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus through other legislation.  
  

For preventive screenings recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Library of Medicine, click HERE

Current Grantees

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





The Ohio Commission on Minority Health is a proud member of the National Association of State Offices of Minority Health. Click on the NASOMH button below to check out the newest "Featured Topics"!


Local Offices of Minority Health

Click HERE for project abstracts.

Click HERE to access the history of Ohio's Local Offices on Minority Health.

Akron
Cleveland
Columbus
Dayton
Toledo
Youngstown


Statewide Ethnic Health Coalitions
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The Ohio Commission on Minority Health
77 S. High Street, 18th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215
Office: 614.466.4000 Fax: 614.752.9049
Email: minhealth@mih.ohio.gov
 
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