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Funding by Topic: Limited English proficient

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

Florida Health Literacy Initiative Grants
Grants to help Florida adult English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and family literacy programs integrate health education into their instruction. The initiative is seeking to cover all areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2023
Sponsors: Florida Blue Foundation, Florida Literacy Coalition
Minnesota COVID-19 Early Childhood Grants
Grants to support summer programming for vulnerable children impacted by COVID-19 in specific counties in Minnesota, including ethnic minorities, English as a second language, low-income, special needs, and/or those in rural areas who lack access to basic early childhood educational services.
Geographic coverage: The Initiative Foundation service area that includes 14 counties in Central Minnesota.
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
Sponsor: Initiative Foundation
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of health and safety, economic development, literacy, libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
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: Feb 22, 2023
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Express Health Information Outreach Award Region 3
Funding for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of consumers, caregivers, students, and other members of the public to find and use health information. Priority points will be awarded to projects that focus on health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Region 3 states which include Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Drug-Free Communities Support Program
Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for small businesses to develop products, processes, and services that can be used to improve minority health and/or reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities in one or more NIH-defined health disparity population groups. Technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 24, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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