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Funding by Topic: 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.

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): Jun 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 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
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Behaviors Grants for Partnerships, Planning, or Implementation
Grants to support capacity building, planning, and implementation activities for projects that improve health and well-being in communities in the Western Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina. Focuses on populations experiencing the greatest health disparities based on income, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Virginia, North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence
Grant to establish a Center of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance and develop and disseminate culturally informed, evidence-based information to advance the behavioral health equity of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations
One-time funding to community-based organizations in Maine for new and existing programs and services that help to prevent COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths through vaccination and/or address the root causes of COVID-19 disparities. Proposals targeting additional health disparity populations, including people living in rural areas, are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Native Voices Rising Grants
General operating support grants designed to strengthen Native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
California Leighton Memorial Grant Award
An unrestricted grant to a coalition or collaborative in a rural, frontier, or tribal area of California that has demonstrated success in improving emergency response and prehospital care with a focus on addressing inequity.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: Carestar Foundation