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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.

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: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that positively impact health or healthcare access for Massachusetts residents who have been economically, socially, culturally, or racially marginalized.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Clinical and Translational Science Award (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 16, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program
Grants to support community partners working to advance capacity, training, support, and community experience with COVID-19 testing initiatives in rural and other underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsors: Duke Clinical Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, UNC Center for Health Equity Research
RADx-UP CDCC Rapid Research Pilot Program
Grants to evaluate the feasibility of implementing emerging COVID-19 testing technologies in rural and other underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsors: Duke Clinical Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, UNC Center for Health Equity Research
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
Supports the dissemination and implementation of 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: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
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
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