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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.

Hawaii Community Grants for Youth Electronic Smoking Device Prevention Inactive
Grants for projects to prevent the use of Electronic Smoking Devices by Hawaii youth under the age of 18. A focus of the program is to reduce tobacco-related disparities in population groups in Hawaii with the highest prevalence rates for tobacco use, including Native Hawaiians, people with mental health and/or substance use challenges, LGBT communities, and populations with low socio-economic status.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2021
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Local Drug Crises Grants Inactive
Grants to support community-level efforts to prevent opioid, methamphetamine, and prescription drug use among youth ages 12-18, including activities targeting rural areas and other underserved populations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Grants Inactive
Grants to prevent and reduce youth tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use across Virginia. Funding may be used for classroom-based instruction and for projects designed to reduce disparities in young people who are at elevated risk for being impacted by tobacco and nicotine (including rural youth).
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsor: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
P4 Challenge: Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health Inactive
Challenge competition seeking innovative approaches to increase access to and utilization of well-child visits and/or immunizations services within primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Enhancement and Expansion of Treatment and Recovery Services for Adolescents, Transitional Aged Youth, and their Families Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand comprehensive treatment, early intervention, and recovery support services for adolescents, transitional aged youth, and their families/primary caregivers with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Multi-Level HIV Prevention Interventions for Individuals at the Highest Risk of HIV Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Research grants for projects that test the effectiveness of multi-level interventions to prevent HIV in high-risk health disparity populations or subgroups in one or more geographic areas with a high rate of new HIV infections. Individuals from rural areas are considered a health disparity population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Program Inactive
Funding for high-quality, accessible, and free or low-cost reproductive healthcare services to people of reproductive age in New York, with a focus on serving low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals. Rural populations are a priority, in addition to racial and ethnic minorities.
Geographic coverage: New York
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2020
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will expand, enhance, and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina Racial Equity Community Grants Inactive
Grants designed to infuse capital into historically underfunded organizations with the primary purpose of serving Black, indigenous, and communities of color in Western North Carolina, and whose leadership is representative of the communities they serve.
Geographic coverage: 18 counties in western North Carolina
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2020
Sponsor: Dogwood Health Trust