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Funding by Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health

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

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: Sep 7, 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
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, 2023
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, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dissemination and Implementation Research to Advance Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health Preventive Interventions in School Settings
Notice of Special Interest for dissemination and implementation research to support innovative approaches to overcoming barriers to the adoption, adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions to support children's mental, emotional, and behavioral health in school settings. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01)
Grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings. Under-resourced settings and populations include members of minority groups, other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, and people living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials (R01)
Funding for innovative research that will inform and support the delivery of high-quality, continuously improving mental health services to benefit individuals with, or at risk for developing, a mental illness. Research on innovative service delivery models that seek to reduce disparities in service access, quality, and outcomes for racial and ethnic minority groups, individuals limited by language or cultural barriers, sexual and gender minorities, individuals living in rural areas, socioeconomically disadvantaged persons, and other underserved groups is encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, 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
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research Using Implementation Science to Support the Delivery of Evidence-Based Practices in Community-Based Mental or General Medical Healthcare Settings
Notice of Special Interest for mental health services and implementation research to support the adoption and sustainability of evidence-based practices in community-based settings that deliver care to people with mental illness. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research to evaluate the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention practices and clinical trials that develop, optimize, and pilot test interventions and service delivery approaches. Projects focused on strategies to reduce health disparities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Evaluating the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Food and Housing Policies and Programs on Health Outcomes in Health Disparity Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to identify and evaluate the ongoing and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing specifically on governmental (local, state, tribal, federal) policy and programmatic actions that address two specific social determinants of health: food/nutrition security and housing security. Projects should examine how these food/nutrition and housing policies and programs aimed at lessening the effects of the pandemic impacted health and health equity in individuals, families, and communities from health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, 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 HEAL Initiative: Preventing Opioid Misuse and Co-Occurring Conditions by Intervening on Social Determinants (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) Inactive
Funding for research that will help to build an evidence base for multi-level interventions that affect social conditions and opioid misuse. Projects should seek to reduce health inequities in a population or population subgroup affected by the opioid crisis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 2, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services