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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.

Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program – BRIIDGE
A 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 20, 2024
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress, poverty, and oppression in the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Site Resource Grants Program
Seed funding to improve the reach of clinical research into underrepresented communities. Applications from rural and tribal research sites are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO)
Minnesota Rural and Underserved Clinical Rotations Grant Program
Grants to health professional training sites to add rural and underserved rotations or clinical training experiences, such as credential or certificate rural tracks or other specialized training, to existing clinical training programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Risks for Abuse and Injury Among Vulnerable Children and Youth
Notice of Special Interest to fund research on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and risks for abuse and injury among vulnerable children and youth. Emphasis is placed on disparity populations related to abuse and neglect prior to the pandemic, as well as populations that have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Disparity populations include American Indians, Alaska Natives, LGBT youth, and children seen at rural emergency departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Region 6 Public Health Leadership Institute (R6-PHLI)
A virtual leadership program designed for mid-career practitioners and emerging leaders in Public Health Region 6.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Region 6 South Central Public Health Training Center
Culture of Health Prize
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that address systemic barriers to health and well-being and help communities achieve health equity and create a culture of health for all community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Indiana Community Health Partnerships Trailblazer Award
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity in Indiana. Priority is given to projects that are focused on rural health and projects with a sustainability plan.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Interact for Health Rural Changemaker Program
Funding to support grassroots work addressing community-identified challenges and inequalities related to health in the rural regions served by Interact for Health in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Interact for Health's identified rural counties in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Interact for Health
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to to encourage innovative health services research that can directly contribute to the improvement of health outcomes for people from all minority populations, which includes racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with limited English proficiency, rural populations, and individuals adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services