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

Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Minnesota International Medical Graduate Career Guidance and Support Grant Program
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to assist immigrant international medical graduates and other foreign trained healthcare professionals who wish to integrate into the Minnesota healthcare delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
American Hospital Association Equity of Care Awards
Honorary awards that recognize hospitals and health systems that have achieved a high level of success in advancing diversity and health equity through data, leadership, cultural awareness, and partnerships.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2021
Sponsors: American Hospital Association, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity
Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01)
Grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings. Under-resourced settings and populations include members of minority groups, other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, and people living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials (R01)
Funding for innovative research that will inform and support the delivery of high-quality, continuously improving mental health services to benefit individuals with, or at risk for developing, a mental illness. Research on innovative service delivery models that seek to reduce disparities in service access, quality, and outcomes for racial and ethnic minority groups, individuals limited by language or cultural barriers, sexual and gender minorities, individuals living in rural areas, socioeconomically disadvantaged persons, and other underserved groups is encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, emergency preparedness, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
North Carolina Rape Prevention and Education Program: Community Approaches to Preventing Sexual Violence Inactive
Funding to provide a broad array of primary prevention strategies in North Carolina to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors for sexual violence perpetration, with the intended long-term impact of reducing the incidence of rape and sexual violence in the state. Projects that focus on historically marginalized populations are encouraged, which includes minority and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2021
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Eviction Protection Grant Program Inactive
Grant to legal service providers to provide free legal assistance low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction, especially among populations disproportionately affected by eviction and in rural areas or other communities with high rates of eviction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development