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Funding by Topic: Infectious diseases

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

Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy Inactive
A technical assistance and capacity building opportunity that will provide local health departments with resources to address vaccine hesitancy for routine, influenza, and COVID-19 vaccines. The opportunity is open to rural and tribal health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Local Communities through Partnership with Regional Health Offices Inactive
Funding for local public health agencies and other eligible organizations to establish partnerships with community stakeholders to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS) Inactive
Grants to pilot, implement, and test innovative adolescent pregnancy prevention strategies for the Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS) program. The program targets services to high-risk, vulnerable, and culturally underrepresented youth populations including rural youth and youth living in high teen birth rate areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Inactive
Grants to support education projects for American Indian/Alaska Native youth between the ages of 10 and 19, and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21, on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Applicants serving underserved populations and/or remote geographic areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) Program Assistance Inactive
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to enable them to improve and expand capacity to serve Native Americans and low-income individuals. Priority will be given to applications that: (1) address educational equity for rural students, students with disabilities, and students experiencing homelessness; and (2) address the impact of COVID-19 on academic and mental health challenges for students from low-income backgrounds, students of color, English learners, students with disabilities, and students living in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program Inactive
Funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity at Minority Serving Institutions (U01 Clinical Trial Allowed) Inactive
Funding to support collaborative teams and individual scientists who propose unusually innovative research projects, which if successful, would have a major impact on preventing, reducing, or eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity. A focus is on applications from minority serving institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 28, 2021
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Prevention and Control in Arizona Tribal Lands Inactive
Funding to support Tribal capacity for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever prevention, including the development of services and infrastructure relating to animal wellness, vector control, education, and outreach for American Indian populations in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nursing Workforce Diversity Program Inactive
Funding to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses using evidence-based strategies to support nursing students from enrollment through graduation. The purpose is to expand and support a workforce to provide quality, culturally-aligned care to rural and underserved communities in need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration Model Inactive
A 4-year demonstration program designed to increase access to opioid use disorder treatment services, improve physical and mental health outcomes for beneficiaries, and reduce Medicare program expenditures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services