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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 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
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin Rural Affordable Workforce Housing Initiative Inactive
A pilot project to address housing disparities in rural Wisconsin where participants will work through a community-based design process to identify local needs and priorities, develop ideas through collaboration, and implement solutions. The focus is on access to safe, affordable housing as a foundation for public health, economic well-being, and environmental stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)
State/Tribal/Territorial Partnership Initiative to Document and Sustain Disparity-Reducing Interventions Inactive
Grants for projects to demonstrate if modifications to existing evidence-informed interventions for specific health issues will improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities Inactive
Grants to establish 3 Centers of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance for healthcare practitioners working to address behavioral health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening Access to Care for Opioid Use Disorder Patients During the COVID-19 National Public Health Emergency: Recovery Support Services Inactive
Grants to support projects designed to strengthen access to evidence-based opioid use disorder recovery services for vulnerable and high-risk populations during the COVID-19 national emergency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence Inactive
Funding to support a single Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence that will focus on the intervention and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by offering culturally sensitive statewide information, training, and technical assistance designed to reduce tribal disparities within Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to expand opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the purpose of strengthening the eldercare workforce in rural communities that have disparities in healthcare access and delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to examine mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity and/or testing the efficacy of interventions to reduce these disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 29, 2020
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Infrastructure for Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 within Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities Inactive
Funding for a single entity to develop and coordinate a network of national, state/territorial/tribal, and local public and community-based organizations that will mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minority, rural, and socially vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services