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Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.137
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Mar 31, 2017

For programmatic or technical questions:
Makeda Harris

For grants management or budget questions:
DeWayne Wynn


Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity provides grants to support partnerships that involve an organization with a nationwide or regional reach, focus, or impact, to achieve health equity for racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations. Each proposed project must address at least one and no more than two of the following four categories:

  • Improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations
  • Develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions including health promotion, disease prevention, or disease management for individuals with multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity
  • Increase the diversity of the health workforce including health professionals, health researchers, and health scientists through research and programs at the high school or undergraduate level that focus on racial and ethnic health disparities and health equity, and which include mentoring as a core component
  • Increase data availability and utilization of data and increase the knowledge base regarding health disparities and for health equity activities

Examples of activities under each category are available in the grant announcement.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations, as well as small, minority, and women-owned businesses
  • Universities, colleges, and research institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Faith-based and community-based organizations
  • Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments
  • American Indian/Alaska native tribally designated organizations, Alaska Native health organizations, urban Indian health organizations, and tribal epidemiology centers
  • State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents, which includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau
  • Political subdivisions of states (in consultation with States)
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000 per year
Award floor: $325,000
Expected number of awards: 14
Project period: 5 years
Estimated total program funding: $4,700,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Care coordination · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Health information technology · Health literacy · Health workforce pipeline · Healthcare quality · Medical homes · Minorities · Networking and collaboration · Telehealth · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Organizations (1)

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, view details

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