Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative
The Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative provides grants to reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations through implementing evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact.
Each proposed project must address only one of the program focus areas:
- Opioid abuse
- Childhood obesity
- Serious mental illness
Specific strategies and required activities are provided in the grant announcement link on the program website.
Eligible applicants include
- State, county, city, township, or special district governments
- Independent school districts
- Public and private institutions of higher education
- Federally or state recognized tribal governments
- Public and Indian housing authorities
- Native American tribal organizations, including Tribal Epidemiology Centers
- Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status
- For-profit organizations and small businesses
Award ceiling: $350,000 per year
Award floor: $300,000 per year
Project period: 3 years
Expected number of awards: 16
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.