GrantsNet is the portal for grant information for current and prospective grantees of the Department of Health and Human Services. The responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) include public health, biomedical research, Medicare and Medicaid, welfare, social services and much more. The HHS grant portfolio is the largest in the federal government with over 300 grant programs awarding approximately 75,000 grants. These grant programs are the primary way HHS achieves the following strategic goals:
- Reduce the major threats to the health and well-being of Americans.
- Enhance the ability of the Nation's health care system to effectively respond to bioterrorism and other public health challenges.
- Increase the percentage of the Nation's children and adults who have access to health care services, and expand consumer choices.
- Enhance the capacity and productivity of the Nation's health science research enterprise.
- Improve the quality of health care services.
- Improve the economic and social well-being of individuals, families, and communities, especially those most in need.
- Improve the stability and healthy development of our Nation's children and youth.
- Achieve excellence in management practices.
To learn more about HHS and their grant opportunities, visit their website at http://www.hhs.gov/grantsnet/