Marshall University: 2021-2022 Capacity-Building Grants Cycle

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Grant 1: The West Virginia Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES)
Expansion Program Grant

Purpose

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) is a critical element of care for people living with diabetes. Learning how to manage diabetes can prevent or delay long term complications. DSMES is the ongoing process of facilitating the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary for diabetes self-care, as well as activities that assist a person in implementing and sustaining the behaviors needed to manage his or her condition in an ongoing manner beyond or outside of formal self-management training.

Application Guidelines

  • With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health provided funding to the Division of Community Health at Marshall University to award three (3) sub-awards of $3,000 to West Virginia health care systems who have the capacity to expand an existing recognized or accredited DSMES program in Grant, Greenbrier, or Harrison county.

  • The application is due December 14, 2021 by 5:00 PM.

  • This funding opportunity is restricted to outpatient health care facilities only. Inpatient hospitals are not eligible to apply.

Apply Here:

https://wvu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_esN6hHgSDl1mHEW

Grant 2: Increasing Access to Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring Program through Community-based Organizations Grant

Purpose

Strong scientific evidence shows that self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring programs plus clinical support help people with hypertension lower their blood pressure. SMBP monitoring involves a patient’s regular use of personal blood pressure monitoring devices to assess and record blood pressure across different points in time outside of a clinical, community, or public setting.

Application Guidelines

  • With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health provided funding to the Division of Community Health at Marshall University to award up to five (5) $6,000 sub-awards to community-based organizations to establish new SMBP monitoring programs.

  • The application is due December 14, 2021 by 5:00 PM.

  • This funding opportunity is restricted to community-based organizations.

Apply Here:

https://wvu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6yuxqpyXlrePfSu

Grant 3: Increasing Access to Self-Measured Blood Pressure (SMBP) Monitoring Programs through Health Care Providers

Purpose

Strong scientific evidence shows that self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring programs plus clinical support helps people with hypertension lower their blood pressure. SMBP monitoring involves a patient’s regular use of personal blood pressure monitoring devices to assess and record blood pressure across different points in time outside of a clinical, community, or public setting.

Application Guidelines

  • With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health provided funding to the Division of Community Health at Marshall University to award up to five (5) $5,000 sub-awards to healthcare systems to establish new SMBP monitoring programs.

  • The application is due December 14, 2021 by 5:00 PM.

  • This funding opportunity is restricted to outpatient healthcare facilities.

Apply Here:

https://wvu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ehyMDvQ6sj44fFI

Marshall University
Capacity-Building Grants
Contact Information

Shelia Plogger 

splogger@marshall.edu

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