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Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.361
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Oct 5, 2018

A list of agency contacts by focus area may be found in the application instructions.


The Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males program provides grants to stimulate and expand research in the health of minority men. The initiative is intended to:

  1. Enhance understanding of the numerous factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle
  2. Encourage applications focusing on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older

Potential target populations include:

  • Blacks/African Americans
  • Hispanics/Latinos
  • Asian Americans
  • American Indians/Alaska Natives
  • Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders
  • Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations
  • Underserved rural populations
  • Men of diverse sexual orientation
  • Men with disabilities
  • Migrant workers and immigrants

There are two funding opportunities under this program:

  1. R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant for the development of new research activities in the early and conceptual stages
  2. R01 Research Project Grant that supports a discrete project to be performed by an investigator in an area representing the investigator's specific interest and competencies

Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit businesses
  • Governments, including tribes and territories
  • Other public agencies

A detailed list of eligible applicants may be found in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

R21 project grants are limited to $200,000.

R01 project budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available on

Submission dates for all non-AIDS applications may be found on the Standard Due Dates web page. Be aware that there are different standard deadlines for R21 and R01 projects, as well as for new, renewal, and resubmission applications.

Submission dates for all AIDS and AIDS-related applications may be found on the Standard Due Dates web page.

Tagged as
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Asian and Pacific Islanders · Cultural competency · Health disparities · Hispanics and Latinos · Immigrants · LGBT · Limited English proficient · Men · Migrants · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Research methods and resources · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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