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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.

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
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Competitive Grant: Housing as an Intervention to Fight AIDS Inactive
Funding to create and implement new projects that align with initiatives aimed at ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic using housing as an intervention in ending the epidemic. HUD is looking to fund innovative projects including community-level coordination, data collection with emphasis on stable housing and positive health outcomes, culturally competent approaches to providing housing and services, and a systemic approach to advance equity in underserved communities that can serve as a national place-based model.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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
American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements Inactive
Grant to health centers for construction, expansion, alteration, renovation, and other capital improvements to modify, enhance, and expand healthcare infrastructure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, 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
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services Program: Existing Geographic Service Areas Inactive
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare and support services in an outpatient setting for low income, uninsured, and underserved people with HIV.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ASTHO Public Health Equity Corps Inactive
A paid 2-year fellowship that places fellows with state public health agencies to help build healthy and resilient communities with a particular immediate focus on equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Specific vulnerable populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority communities, rural communities, people with disabilities, and people who are unsheltered or experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Lead for America
Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education Pilot Project Grant Program Inactive
Grants for innovative research projects that focus on reducing the burden of alcohol use disorders in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities and to support and provide mentorship to junior investigators during the development of their novel approaches to improving the lives of AI/AN people.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsors: Native Center for Alcohol Research and Education (NCARE), Washington State University