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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.

Targeted Capacity Expansion: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High-Risk for HIV/AIDS Inactive
Awards funding to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders Grantees will work to reduce the negative impact of behavioral health problems, while increasing access to behavioral healthcare, creating healthcare linkages, and improving treatment retention.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2017
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW) Inactive
Grants to expand comprehensive treatment, prevention, and recovery support services for women and their children in residential substance use treatment facilities, including services for non-residential family members of both the women and children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches Inactive
Grants to identify innovative approaches to significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of youth violence among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged at-risk youth. MYVP II will support interventions tailored to at-risk racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged youth (ages 12-18 years) and requires coordinated, multi-discipline approaches that should address public health, education, and public safety concerns; disparities in access to public health services; social determinants of health; and risk and protective factors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity Inactive
Grants to regional partnerships that are working to improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations, develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity, increase the diversity of the health workforce, and/or increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program Inactive
Grants to establish and/or operate scholarship or stipend programs aimed at increasing nursing education opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Young Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Persons of Color Inactive
Grants for community-based organizations to develop and implement Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention programs for young men of color who have sex with men and young transgender persons of color.
Geographic coverage: Available in 33 states and Puerto Rico
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 27, 2016
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Targeted Capacity Expansion HIV: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Women at High-Risk for HIV/AIDS (TCE-HIV: Minority Women) Inactive
Provides funding to expand substance use disorder treatment, behavioral health, and HIV/AIDS services for high-risk women of African American, Hispanic/Latina, and other racial/ethnic minority groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Inactive
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2016
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community-Based Participatory Research (U01) Inactive
Awards funding for research on approaches to addressing health disparities and community engagement strategies in addressing health disparities in socially disadvantaged populations groups. These groups include Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 3, 2015
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2015
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Cooperative Agreements Inactive
Offers funding for statewide and tribal youth suicide prevention and early invention strategies. Programs should work to address behavioral health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities by increasing access, service use, and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2015
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration