Nurses Workgroup Mini-Grant RFP Round 8

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Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is announcing round eight of the Nurse’s Workgroup Mini-Grant Program. The Mini-Grant program is designed to support innovative efforts to expand and deepen the involvement of nurses in environmental health issues, to promote advocacy activities and to encourage those initiatives that showcase collaborative efforts between nurses and environmental organizations. Members of the HCWH Nurses Workgroup as well as members of other HCWH Workgroups, which seeks to work substantially with nurses on environmental health issues; The HCWH Mini-Grant program welcomes all applications for funding from members of the HCWH Nurses Workgroup, participants of any RN-No-Harm Workshops or HCWH mini-grant funded workshops; American Nurses Association’s Constituent Member Associations; Specialty Nursing Organizations; Schools of Nursing; Labor organization that represent nurses; Luminaries and Beacons of the Luminary Project; Schools of Nursing; and Nurse participants of any Clean Med meeting.

The awards will range from $500 to $3,000 and will be for one-year only.

The proposal is due June 2, 2008. The proposal may not exceed five pages. See information and template below. Applicants of accepted proposals will be notified by June 30, 2008. If awarded, you will be required to submit a mid-year and final report by e-mail. Applicants should  apply by E-mail to Brenda Afzal at If you have questions regarding the RFP, or your eligibility to apply, please contact Brenda Afzal by email or at 410-706-1778; or contact Jolie Patterson Rosst at

Thank you for your attention to this important announcement.

Karen A. Ballard, MA, RN
Chair, HCWH Nurses Workgroup
22 West 77th Street, Apt. 36
NYC, NY 10024
Phone: 212-595-9112

Brenda M. Afzal, MS, RN
HCWH Nurses Workgroup
Mini Grant Coordinator
655 West Lombard Street, Rm 665
Baltimore, MD