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Funding by Sponsor: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for researchers that are not employed by the NIH. Loan repayment awards are based on an applicant's potential to build and sustain a research career, not to support specific research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research to Address Vaccine Hesitancy, Uptake, and Implementation among Populations that Experience Health Disparities
Notice of Special Interest for community-engaged research to evaluate strategies to facilitate vaccination uptake in clinical and community contexts and address the barriers to increasing reach, access, and uptake of vaccinations among health disparity populations at high risk and likely to experience vaccine hesitancy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, or treatment services research to improve health in Native American populations. For the purposes of this program, Native Americans include Alaska Natives, American Indians (whose ancestral lands fall at least partially within the U.S. mainland border), and Native Hawaiians.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest: Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding to encourage innovative health services research that will contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities at the healthcare system-level as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research focused on understanding the long-term effects of natural and/or human-made disasters on healthcare systems serving health disparity populations. Health disparity populations include, but are not limited to, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and underserved rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research focused on developing and testing strategies that adapt/implement recommended guidelines of comprehensive clinical care for individuals with Type 2 diabetes from health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)
Grants for innovative population-based research in how work or occupation influences health outcomes and health status among health disparity populations and how work functions as a social determinant of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services