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Knoxville Selected for 2015 Humana Communities Benefit Grant Program

HF_logoLOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), has selected Knoxville, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and New Orleans as the 2015 communities for the company’s Humana Communities Benefit program.

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that aim to transform their communities by lowering barriers to health and well-being – and whose specific focus or overall efforts address diabetes and/or congestive heart failure – are encouraged to apply for the multi-year charitable grant totaling $350,000.
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Workshop Offered Tips for Success with NSF Proposals and Collaborations

nsfbio1The Office of Research and Engagement recently hosted a workshop focused on funding opportunities at the National Science Foundation presented by Engin Serpersu, professor of biochemistry and cellular biology at UT, who is serving as the Rotating Program Director for NSF’s Molecular Biophysics Cluster, Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Directorate for Biological Sciences. In his presentation at ORE’s NSF Workshop for Biological Sciences, Serpersu offered insights into how NSF prioritizes its portfolio, tips on proposal development, and resources available on the NSF website.
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Funding Opportunities Roundup: May 8

Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative – Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) Project Financed Solely by 2015 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF 2015)

Cooperative agreements under this funding opportunity announcement, Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative: Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) project, are financed solely by 2015 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2015). The project is designed to fill gaps in dementia-capable long-term services and supports (LTSS) for persons living with or those at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers by providing quality, person-centered services that help them remain independent and safe in their communities.

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