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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.

North Carolina Virtual Behavioral Services Grant Program Inactive
Grants to North Carolina hospitals to expand telepsychiatry capacities to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Projects should target historically underserved, marginalized or adversely affected groups, economically disadvantaged communities, or rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Inactive
Grant to establish a Center of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance and develop and disseminate culturally informed, evidence-based information to advance the behavioral health equity of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research to evaluate the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention practices and clinical trials that develop, optimize, and pilot test interventions and service delivery approaches. Projects focused on strategies to reduce health disparities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reducing Racial and Ethnic Healthcare Disparities in Chronic Conditions by Dissemination and Implementation of Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Evidence (R18) Inactive
Funding to disseminate and implement patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings into innovative, evidence-based interventions to reduce healthcare disparities in chronic health conditions. Priority populations include inner city; rural; low income; minority; women; children; elderly; and those with special healthcare needs, including those who have disabilities, need chronic care, and need end-of-life healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Worker Training Program Inactive
Grant to support programs to train new community health workers and extend the knowledge/skills of current CHWs and other health support workers in order to better meet the public health needs of underserved communities and strengthen public health emergency response.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability. This is a supplemental funding opportunity for current grantees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Public Health Workforce Training Network Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide technical assistance to rural healthcare networks engaging in workforce training activities who are addressing the critical need for more trained health professionals, which has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Postpartum Maternal Outcomes for Populations Experiencing Disparities Inactive
Funding for clinical effectiveness research that compares multicomponent strategies to improve early detection of and timely care for complications up to six weeks postpartum among women in underserved populations, including women living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 1, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Public Health Scholarship Program Inactive
Grants to strengthen the public health workforce by providing support to organizations to develop scholarship programs that incentivize individuals to pursue training and careers in public health. Projects should focus on workforce shortages, populations at highest risk for health disparities, low health literacy, social determinants of health, and infrastructure to provide necessary services in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program - Tribal Governments Inactive
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities. Projects should help residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues. The 2022 opportunity is limited to federally recognized tribal governments to establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency