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Funding by Topic: Community health workers

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

Indiana Health Issues and Challenges Grants Inactive
Grants for programs focused on addressing health issues and challenges within Indiana. Funds must be used for improving health outcomes in one or more priority areas including tobacco use, food insecurity/obesity, lead exposure, hepatitis C, chronic disease, and public health prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Department of Health
Tennessee COVID-19 Community Health Worker Initiative Inactive
Funding to hire, train, and deploy Community Health Workers (CHWs) to address COVID-19 in Tennessee populations that have been disproportionately impacted by long-standing health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2022
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Community-Based Workforce to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Inactive
Funding to mobilize community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities, including racial and ethnic minority groups and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities Inactive
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Assessment and Planning Inactive
Grants to support assessment and planning for tribes and tribal organizations to determine the feasibility of implementing a Community Health Aide Program in their respective communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Aide Program: Tribal Planning and Implementation Inactive
Grants to support planning and implementation for tribes and tribal organizations to begin operating a Community Health Aide Program or support a growing program in the contiguous 48 states.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Heart Truth Community Subcontract Program for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for communities to implement and assess one-year community health worker pilot programs to address heart disease education within American Indians and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2021
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Local Community-Based Workforce to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Access Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers to educate and assist individuals in medically underserved areas in getting the COVID-19 vaccination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Workers for COVID Response and Resilient Communities Inactive
Grants for training and deployment of community health workers to build and strengthen community resilience to fight COVID-19 in geographic areas and populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community-Based Workforce for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Inactive
Funding to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists, to educate and assist individuals in getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Projects should target resources to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities in both rural and urban areas to ensure that challenges such as vaccine confidence and assisting with vaccine accessibility are addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services