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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.

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. Many rural communities have been awarded funding in the past.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2024
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
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to to encourage innovative health services research that can directly contribute to the improvement of health outcomes for people from all minority populations, which includes racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with limited English proficiency, rural populations, and individuals adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 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): May 10, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, 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
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, 2024
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that provide Health Centers and other farmworker serving organizations with regular training sessions, technical assistance, and peer learning focused on topics that impact agricultural worker communities, such as language access, social risk factors, and increasing access to care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
PCORI Engagement Award: Capacity Building Inactive
Funds projects that encourage the integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders as members of the patient-centered clinical effectiveness research process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 4, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2024
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program Inactive
Grants to establish, maintain, and expand sustainable, culturally appropriate services that address the unique needs and challenges of victims of sexual assault from culturally specific communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 14, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) Catalyst Program Inactive
Funding for economic development initiatives in the northern border region of Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont, with priority given to rural and disadvantaged communities. Project areas include basic healthcare; workforce development; and public, transportation, and telecommunications infrastructure, among others.
Geographic coverage: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2024
Sponsor: Northern Border Regional Commission