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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.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding: Broad Pragmatic Studies
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research in the areas of addressing disparities; assessment of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options; communication and dissemination research; and improving healthcare systems. The special areas of emphasis include addressing racism, discrimination, and bias in healthcare systems and care delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 4, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2023
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
CDC Healthy Tribes Evaluation Fellowship
A one-year fellowship with the CDC's Healthy Tribes Program that offers practice-based training in providing program evaluation guidance and technical assistance to tribes and tribal organizations for projects that promote health, prevent disease, and support culture and lifeways that improve health and wellness for tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2022
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
New Jersey Health Equity Response to COVID-19
Grants to address COVID-19 health disparities among high-risk and underserved populations in New Jersey, including racial and ethnic minority populations and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: New Jersey
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2022
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Health
Infusing Equity into Built Environment for Better Health
Capital grants for built environment, such as playgrounds, parks, and outdoor spaces in Colorado that allow children, youth, and families to engage in physical activity more regularly. Priority is given to communities living on low income, communities of color, and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Research on Women's Health in the IDeA States
Notice of Special Interest for administrative supplements to Institutional Development Award (IDeA) grantees to increase research capacity and research to address issues of women's health and health disparities among women in IDeA states, especially those living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Collins Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Oregon that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for marginalized communities, including people of color, immigrants and refugees, people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, low-income individuals and families, and rural communities. Priorities include health equity, child welfare and development, education, community welfare, arts and culture, and environmental protection.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 21, 2022
Sponsor: The Collins Foundation
Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 6: Monkeypox Information Outreach Award
Funding to organizations to provide communities most at risk for monkeypox with high quality information about monkeypox. The award is intended to increase health equity through outreach and engagement for underserved populations including racial and ethnic minority populations and rural populations, among others.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 21, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for projects that use computers, information technology, and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their healthcare providers. The program focus is on innovation and outreach in which information access can reduce health disparities and support underserved communities that bear a disproportionate burden of disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Oct 21, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Arizona Systems Change Grants
Grants for collaborative work designed to transform systems through changes to policies and practices to improve health in Arizona communities. Applicants from tribes and rural areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 28, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation