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Funding by Topic: Evaluation methods and resources

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

North Carolina Promoting Equitable Health Outcomes by Addressing Social Drivers of Poor Health
Funding and technical support for planning or implementing a systems change effort that addresses a social determinant of health and aims to reduce racial or ethnic disparities in health outcomes in North Carolina, particularly in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Quality Reporting and Peer Review Assistance for Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma
Customized technical assistance for Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma in the areas of evaluation, healthcare improvement, data, and reporting.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Elevate Youth California: Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program Innovation Track Inactive
Grants to pilot and evaluate innovative practices in youth-led activism, peer support, and mentoring for substance use disorder prevention among California youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2022
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments Demonstration Projects Inactive
Funding to enhance local capacity to meet the needs of people with disabilities within local and tribal health department programs, policies, and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Combating Opioid Overdose Through Community-Level Intervention Inactive
Grants for evidence-based or promising community-level approaches that aim to reduce opioid-involved overdose, overdose involving stimulants, or poly-drug overdose in regions of the United States with the highest rates of fatal and non-fatal overdoses.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: University of Baltimore Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement
Innovative Uses of Telehealth to Prevent and Manage Cardiovascular Disease Evaluation Cohort Inactive
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking to identify and evaluate health systems and providers that are delivering innovative telehealth services to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease in populations and communities experiencing health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Epidemiology Program for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Urban Indian Communities Inactive
New and competing continuation funding for Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and urban Indian communities. TECs will conduct disease surveillance, research, and prevention; control of disease, injury, or disability; and assess the effectiveness of AI/AN public health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kansas Health Foundation Impact and Capacity Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Kansas to build organizational capacity or to build external impacts in the areas of access to care, healthy behaviors, civic engagement, and educational attainment.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Local Communities through Partnership with Regional Health Offices Inactive
Funding for local public health agencies and other eligible organizations to establish partnerships with community stakeholders to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services