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Funding by Topic: Health literacy

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 7 Grants
Funding for projects in Region 7 (northeastern U.S.) that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; and improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Native American Library Services Basic Grants
Grants to improve core library services in Native American communities with a primary goal of increasing access to information in a variety of formats to support needs for education, workforce development, economic and business development, health information, critical thinking skills, digital literacy skills, financial literacy, and other types of literacy skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
Funding for training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals in order to develop a diverse workforce of library and archives professionals. The program emphasizes diversity, equity, and inclusion which includes serving individuals of diverse geographic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Public health is listed as a project type.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2023
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Health Care Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, advance people-centered care, and inform decision makers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation
Delta Dental of Iowa Grant Funding Programs
Funding for oral health, integration of oral and overall health, and overall health through an equity lens, with the goal of strengthening and transforming the health and oral health of all Iowans.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
Foundation For the Mid South Grants
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi working in the areas of health disparities, physical health, mental health, education, financial security, and the growth and prosperity of communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation For the Mid South
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Health and Wellness Grants in Utah
Grants to charitable organizations providing healthcare services in rural and urban areas of Utah.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Community Grant
Grants for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin. Currently, the Wisconsin Medical Society is accepting applications on a rolling basis to increase health equity and access during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 4 Grants Inactive
Funding for projects in Region 4 that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; and improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine