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Funding by Topic: Minorities

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

Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Colorado that enhance health equity, well-being, and opportunity in the priority areas of healthy children and youth, resilient families, and public policy.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2023
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2023
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2023
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Cancer Health Equity Research Centers at Minority-Serving Institutions
Funding to support the formation of Cancer Health Equity Research Centers (CHERCs) designed to target cancer health disparities that are unique to a local or regional community. Applicants must be from Minority-Serving Institutions and are required to demonstrate that 30% of the planned research participants will be racial and ethnic minorities or live in rural or medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2023
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Life Unites Us Community Award Grant Program
Grants for community-based organizations in Pennsylvania to use evidence-based approaches to decrease stigma and increase community understanding of substance use disorder (SUD), medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD), harm reduction strategies, treatment, and recovery support services.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
Sponsors: Penn State Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, Shatterproof, The Public Good Projects
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
Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Elevate Youth California: Supporting Capacity Building for Community Organizations Working in Substance Use Disorder Prevention
Grants to strengthen the capacity of emerging grassroots community-based organizations and tribal organizations in California to use innovative practices for substance use disorder prevention among youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation