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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.

Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01) Inactive
Research grants to link data from healthcare system records to mortality data to get an accurate understanding of the risk factors for, and the burden of, suicide among individuals seen in structured healthcare settings. Priority is given to studies of suicide risk and mortality in health disparity populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual/gender minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Medical Association Community Health Grant Inactive
Grants for evidence-based projects that demonstrate focused, measurable results in community health and medical education programs, with priority given to services that target the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
Sponsor: American Medical Association
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants for the development of integrated healthcare networks that work to address health problems that could not be solved by single entities working alone. Networks will achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Psychiatry Residency Training Program Inactive
Funding for qualified sponsors to support the creation and training of psychiatry residencies who will provide mental health services in rural, underserved areas of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2019
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Rural Health Network Development Program Inactive
Grants for healthcare networks in rural areas to assist with increasing access to and improve the quality of healthcare services. The purpose of this program is to support rural integrated healthcare networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 25, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional] Inactive
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CMS Health Equity Award Inactive
An honorary award to recognize an organization that demonstrates a commitment to health equity by reducing disparities among the CMS beneficiaries they serve, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and those living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS Office of Minority Health
Supporting Maternal Health Innovation Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to serve as a technical assistance provider and resource center for State Maternal Health Innovation programs, Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management grantees, and other stakeholders working to improve maternal health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin Partnership Program Community Collaboration Grant Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and funding for organizations in Wisconsin working to address health inequities stemming from the social determinants of health such as geographic location, race, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 17, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Sierra Health Foundation Responsive Grants Program Inactive
Grants to organizations in California that work to improve health and quality of life, and address health disparities and the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2019
Sponsor: Sierra Health Foundation