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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.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Grants
Funding to assist eligible entities to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and to increase their capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary healthcare services for low-income, uninsured, underinsured, and people in underserved and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Drug-Free Communities Support Program
Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities. Many rural communities have been awarded funding in the past.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana Mental Health Access Fund for Indigenous Communities
Funding for mental health service providers to support innovative ideas for increasing access and improving mental health and well-being for Montana residents, with particular focus on tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
Sponsor: Montana Community Foundation
Oregon Rural Population Health Incubator Program
Grants to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), or nonprofit organizations to strengthen community health through the support of population health and health equity programs in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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): Apr 17, 2024
Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Risks for Abuse and Injury Among Vulnerable Children and Youth
Notice of Special Interest to fund research on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and risks for abuse and injury among vulnerable children and youth. Emphasis is placed on disparity populations related to abuse and neglect prior to the pandemic, as well as populations that have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Disparity populations include American Indians, Alaska Natives, LGBT youth, and children seen at rural emergency departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dissemination and Implementation Research to Advance Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health Preventive Interventions in School Settings
Notice of Special Interest for dissemination and implementation research to support innovative approaches to overcoming barriers to the adoption, adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions to support children's mental, emotional, and behavioral health in school settings. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2024
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
Colorado Supporting Healthy Minds and Youth Resiliency Grants
Grants for community-based projects and programs that address the mental health challenges facing youth of color and LGBTQ youth in Colorado and build resiliency through identity, agency, and belonging.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06)
Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for new projects 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: Jul 31, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation