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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 2 Grants Inactive
Funding for projects in Region 2 (southern 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: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
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 minority rural communities related to opioids, preventing spread of COVID-19, and/or mitigating infection and transmission of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Small, Rural School Achievement Grant Program Inactive
Funding for small, rural Local Education Agencies for initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. Activities may include drug prevention, violence prevention, school-based health services, and other health-related programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 5 Grants Inactive
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 12, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) Inactive
Funding for small business concerns to develop a product, process, or service with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined population groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Learn More Breathe Better Community Subcontract Program Inactive
Funding for educational initiatives and programs designed to increase awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Program goals are to 1) empower people with COPD, their families, and caregivers to recognize and reduce the burden of COPD, and 2) improve the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and management of COPD by improving the quality of care delivered across the healthcare continuum. Applications from rural and other areas of high COPD disease burden are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 17, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2022
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for small businesses to develop products, processes, and services that can be used to improve minority health and/or reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities in one or more NIH-defined health disparity population groups. Technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Inactive
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, 2022
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants Inactive
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, 2022
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Health Information Outreach Award: Region 1 Inactive
Funding for projects in Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 1 that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine