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AACN's Washington Weekly

Published August 10, 2022

American Association of College of Nursing - Washington Weekly - Your Inside Track to Federal Policy

Apply Today: Funding Opportunities for Nursing Schools, Faculty, and Preceptors

The Health Resources and Services Administration has two active funding opportunities that directly impact AACN members, faculty, students, and preceptors, including:

Senate Passes the Inflation Reduction Act

On August 7, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) by a vote of 51-50. This legislation includes various healthcare provisions, helps lower the cost of prescription drugs, and provides a three-year extension to a program that helps reduce healthcare premiums. It also touches upon many other issues such as climate, domestic energy production, and manufacturing. H.R. 5376 now heads to the House this week for a vote.

Research!America Microgrant Opportunities

Research!America’s 2022-2023 Civic Engagement Microgrant Program will award up to $4,000 to STEM graduate and postdoctoral students to create projects designed to facilitate communication and partnership between community leaders and scientists around issues of common concern. In its fifth year, the microgrant program equips new scientists, who are early in their careers, access to develop skills in communication and programming planning, as well as knowledge around policy and government to help facilitate lasting partnerships between scientists and the community. The application deadline is August 31, 2022. To learn more, click here.

Apply Today | All of Us Research Program Mini-Grant Award Applications Now Open! | Deadline to apply September 26, 2022 | Click Here

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