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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.

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative community-based projects to increase children's access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children’s access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments
Grants for health departments to implement and strengthen STD prevention and control programs, with a specific emphasis on chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Georgia Direct Services Grant
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Medica Foundation Core Mission Support Grant Program
Provides funds for small organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Louisiana Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants
Grants to coalitions working to close the gaps in health and education for Louisiana’s children by addressing structural inequities and access.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Wisconsin Community Catalyst Grant
Funding to support creative health equity approaches designed with the goal of actively reducing gaps in access, outcomes, and opportunities in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2018
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
Grants for research projects to improve understanding of the causes and reduce/eliminate health disparities for diseases considered high priority by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), including diabetes, obesity, hepatitis C, and others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 and R03)
Funding for research that seeks to identify, develop, test, evaluate and/or refine strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices into public health, clinical practice, and community settings. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services