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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.

Florida Health Literacy Initiative Grants
Grants to help Florida adult English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and family literacy programs integrate health education into their instruction. The initiative is seeking to cover all areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2024
Sponsors: Florida Blue Foundation, Florida Literacy Coalition
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Projects should utilize telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning strategies for education and training in rural communities related to opioid and substance misuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 3 Grants
Funding for projects in Region 3 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: NLM Region 3 states including Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants
Grants to enhance core library services in Native American communities with a primary goal of increasing access to information for cultural preservation, 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: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants
Grants to improve core library services in Native Hawaiian communities with a primary goal of increasing access to information for cultural preservation, 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: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 5 Grants
Funding for projects in Region 5 (western 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: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2024
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
PCORI Engagement Award: Capacity Building
Funds projects that encourage the integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders as members of the patient-centered clinical effectiveness research process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 4, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2024
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 4 Grants
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: Feb 16, 2025
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
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