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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
South Dakota Cancer Prevention and Control Grants Inactive
Implementation grants for evidence based, system level programs that focus on intervention, prevention, early detection, and cancer survivorship in South Dakota. Programs are expected to focus on cancer health disparities populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Business and Industry CARES Act Loan Guarantee Program Inactive
Program for lenders to guarantee their loans to rural businesses and agricultural producers to supplement their working capital to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsors: USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
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
Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Competitive Grants Inactive
Grants for projects that educate youth between 10 and 19 years of age and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21 on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Projects should focus on youth populations that are high risk, vulnerable for pregnancies, or otherwise have special circumstances, which includes Native American and rural youth.
Geographic coverage: Available in Florida, Indiana, Kansas, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia, American Samoa, and Marshall Islands.
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 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
Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 related health equity gaps and improve healthcare in rural areas by engaging Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to improve vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services