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Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Arkansas Cancer Plan Implementation Grant RFA Workshop


Agenda

Agenda

  • AR Cancer Plan

  • AR Red Counties Report

  • SMART Objectives

  • Work Plan

  • The Application

  • Questions & Comments

  • Networking Opportunities


Arkansas cancer coalition

Arkansas Cancer Coalition

Mission Statement of the Arkansas Cancer Coalition:” To facilitate and provide partnerships to reduce the human suffering and economic burden from cancer for the citizens of Arkansas.”


Purpose

Purpose

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) will award community grants to ACC Partners who work to implement evidence based and promising practices of proven cancer control strategies in communities that advance specific goals, objectives and strategies of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP) chapters outlined below.

Chapter 1, Prevention 

Chapter 2, Screening and Detection 

Chapter 3, Access to Treatment

Chapter 5, Disparities

Chapter 7, Survivorship

Chapter 8, Palliative Care

Chapter 9, Professional Education

Chapter 10, Surveillance and Reporting


Let s discuss the ar cancer plan

Let’s discuss the AR Cancer Plan


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Serves as outline for at the state and local levels for cancer prevention, detection and care efforts in Arkansas.

  • Identifies activities for coordinated action by government, the private sector, the non-profit sector, Arkansas’ communities and people.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • Chapter 1, Prevention 

  • Chapter 2, Screening and Detection 

  • Chapter 3, Access to Treatment

  • Chapter 5, Disparities

  • Chapter 7, Survivorship

  • Chapter 8, Palliative Care

  • Chapter 9, Professional Education

  • Chapter 10, Surveillance and Reporting


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 1: Prevention

Goal A: Decrease Tobacco Use and Exposure to Secondhand Tobacco Smoke (SHS)


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 1: Prevention

Objective 1: Promote and encourage a comprehensive tobacco-free law in all public places and encourage voluntary change towards smoke-free homes, cars, and private establishments (Public places may include all forms of public transportation, stadiums, arenas, public libraries, airports, etc.) through:


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 1: Prevention

Strategy 2 – Implementing media and social marketing campaigns that provide the public with general information and education on the hazards of SHS exposure and benefits of smoke-free environments


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 3: Access to Treatment

Financial Access to Treatment

Lack of adequate insurance is a large barrier to medical care in the US, as well as cancer care in Arkansas.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 3: Access to Treatment

Goal A: Ensure That Arkansans Affected By Cancer Are Aware Of and Have Access To, Appropriate, High Quality Care.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 3: Access to Treatment

Objective 2: Increase the percentage of radiation therapy and

other treatment facilities offering low-cost transportation services

to patients.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 3: Access to Treatment

Strategy 1 – Identify barriers to provision of low-cost

transportation.

Strategy 2 – Based on the barriers identified, partner

with groups across the state to discuss and plan how to

eliminate these barriers.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 5: Disparities

Goal A: Reduce Cancer Control Disparities in Arkansas


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 5: Disparities

Objective 3: Increase cancer disparities documentation and intervention on a systematic basis in Arkansas.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • The Arkansas Cancer Plan

  • Chapter 5: Disparities

Strategy 3 – Expand and enforce cancer data collection and reporting on racial/ethnic minorities and use subpopulation

groups where possible.


Ar red counties report

AR Red Counties report


Ar red county life expectancy profile

AR Red County Life Expectancy Profile

Prepared by:

The Arkansas Department of Health – Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities

In conjunction with the Arkansas Minority Health Commission

In accordance to Act 790 and Act 798 of 2011


2012 19 county chronic disease survey

2012 19-County Chronic Disease Survey

Prepared by:

The Arkansas Department of Health –In conjunction with the Arkansas Minority Health Commission and UALR Institute of Government


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Age-Adjusted Cancer Mortality Rates in AR


Smart objectives

SMART Objectives


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

SMART Objectives

Specific

Measurable

Attainable

Realistic

Timeline


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Examples of NOT SMART Objectives

  • Create a cancer screening media plan.

  • (Not specific, measurable, or time-bound )

  • Increase breast cancer knowledge by developing a poster contest.

  • (Not specific, measurable, achievable, time-bound, or relevant)


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Examples of NOT SMART Objectives

  • Eliminate breast cancer in ABC County by tomorrow.

  • (Not achievable)

  • Reduce the amount of cancer in women by June 2008.

  • (Not specific or measurable)


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Examples of SMART Objectives

  • By August 2014, conduct 3 community meetings to identify local resources as payment options for services not covered by the CSP.

  • By November 2014, recruit 10 ASK Me locations in underserved zip codes of each county in the service area to refer and enroll at least 80 new clients.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Examples of SMART Objectives

  • By December 2014, identify 25 individuals through local churches to participate in a one-on-one recruitment training.

  • By December 2014, recruit 2 new colorectal cancer screening and diagnostic service providers in the service area.

  • By April 30, 2014, assess partnership membership and invite at least 3 new partners, ensuring that all counties in the service area are represented.


Work plan

Work Plan


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Part 1: Award Information


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Part 2: Program Description


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Part 3: Goals, Objectives, Evaluation Questions, and Performance/Outcome Indicators


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Example of Workplan


The application

The Application


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Anticipated Timeline?


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The Application-Page Limitations

I: Cover Letter 1 page maximum

II: Abstract 1 page maximum

III: Statement of Need, 2 pages maximumVision &Sustainability

IV: Program Narrative 2 pages maximum

V: Workplan Template No page limit

VI: Project Management Plan 1 page maximum

Detailed Budget & Narrative No page limit


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

The Application-Format

  • Font style and size – Times New Roman 12 point

  • 1.5 spacing (except for Abstract that may be single spaced)

  • One inch margins (top/bottom/right/left)

  • Pages numbered with appropriate headings


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

The Application-Format

  • Use specified format

  • Held together by a single binder clip only (no staples, notebooks, rubber bands, spirals, etc.)

  • Original with signatures (marked original) and one (1) electronic copy (CD, flash drive, e-mail, etc.)


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Budget


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • Restrictions

  • Funding is restricted to certain allowable costs.

  • For a detailed list of allowable costs, download the ACC Grants and Procedures Manual  please see: http://www.arcancercoalition.org/wp-content/files_mf/grantsadministrativeproceduresmanualjune2011revised.pdf


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

  • *Some restrictions apply:

  • Funds may not be used for fundraising activities or for lobbying or expenses related to either fundraising or lobbying.

  • Funds may not be used for entertainment or incidental costs related to entertainment (beverages, alcohol, rentals, transportation, gratuities.)

  • Examples of allowable costs are speaker fees and travel, educational tools, workforce development, advertising, conference/meeting costs, printing, food (not to exceed 10% of requested budget).


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

For technical assistance with budgets, please contact

Rachael Moore

501-603-5204 office

[email protected]


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

The Application

  • Appendix

  • Certification of Good Standing (SOS Office)

  • Contract & Grant Disclosure & Certification Form

  • ACC Partner Profile Form (if applicable)


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Advance

Peer Review

Advance

Technical Review

Scientific Review

If Yes

If Yes

Application Received

If Yes

If No

If No

Rank Scored Applications

Peer Review Member Recruitment

No Further Action Required

No Further Action Required

Determine Recommended list based on funding availability/allocation

Technical, Scientific & Peer Review Member Training & Assignments

Grant Negotiation (if required)

Board Approval

Re-advertise RFA

If No

If Yes

Grant Notification/ Award

Scoring Process & Criteria


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Do’s

  • Follow RFA exactly.

  • Use Arkansas Cancer Plan as your guideline.

  • Make your strongest “selling” point.

  • Base decisions on reliable, accurate data.

  • Use proven interventions.

  • Put information in appropriate section.

  • Explain ALL expenses.


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Don’ts

  • Miss deadline for proposal.

  • Guidelines for application not met exactly.

  • Not a priority topic.

  • Cost appears greater than the benefits.

  • Budget too high or too low.

  • If it wasn’t asked for, don’t send it!


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

4:00pm on March 31, 2014

in the ACC office


Arkansas cancer plan implementation grant rfa workshop

Questions??????


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