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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.

Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Inactive
Training and technical assistance for local health departments that serve rural and frontier jurisdictions to effectively respond to, recover from, and build community resiliency related to the COVID pandemic and future public health emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2023
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Healthcare Disparities Funding for Community Paramedicine in Maine Inactive
Funding to support EMS agencies in Maine initiating and/or expanding community paramedicine services, with a focus on rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2023
Sponsor: State of Maine Department of Public Safety
Emergency Award: RADx-UP Dissemination and Implementation Research on COVID-19 Testing Interventions among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding to support dissemination and implementation research focused on increasing access to and uptake of COVID-19 testing interventions with the goal of reducing COVID-19 disparities and promoting health equity among underserved and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 9, 2023
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Indian Health Outreach and Education (NIHOE) Program Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide outreach and education with a focus on improving Indian healthcare, promoting awareness, visibility, advocacy, training, technical assistance, and education.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2023
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology. Funding should expand the capacity of nurses to advance the health of patients, families, and communities in rural or medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Partnering for Vaccine Equity Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to increase the capacity of local health departments to increase vaccination uptake and address inequities in influenza and COVID-19 vaccination coverage among racial and ethnic minority adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Increasing COVID-19 Immunization for Tribal Nations and/or Urban Indian Communities in New York Inactive
Funding to promote vaccine confidence in tribal nations and/or urban Indian communities in New York by supporting efforts to develop and distribute culturally appropriate education materials.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2023
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Minority AIDS Initiative: The Substance Use and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Inactive
Funding to provide substance use and HIV prevention services for racial and ethnic minority populations at high-risk for substance use disorders (SUDs) and HIV infection. States with a substantial rural HIV burden are considered a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority AIDS Initiative: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS Inactive
Grants to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders who are at risk for HIV or are HIV positive and that receive HIV services/treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 22, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Evaluating the Impact of Pandemic Era Related Food and Housing Policies and Programs on Health Outcomes in Health Disparity Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to evaluate the ongoing and long-term health impacts of disruptions in food and housing security experienced during the pandemic and the role of targeted policy and programs in mitigating those impacts. Health disparity populations of focus include racial and ethnic minority populations, less privileged socioeconomic status populations, underserved rural populations, sexual and gender minorities, and any sub-populations that can be characterized by two or more of these descriptions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 1, 2023
Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services