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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.

Aya Locums Future Leaders in Medicine Scholarship
Scholarships for students underrepresented in the healthcare professions who are pursuing specific professional and graduate level degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2023
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships
New York Healthy Food, Healthy Lives: Supporting a More Equitable Food System
Funding to advance racial health equity in New York by promoting "Food Is Medicine" interventions and supporting healthier, culturally responsive food purchasing. Indigenous communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: New York
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 23, 2023
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2024
Sponsor: New York Health Foundation
Equity Community Organizing (ECO) Groups to Advance Health Equity in Aging in California
Funding to organize community groups designed to reduce health inequities for older adults in California. The focus is on communities of color and communities where race and ethnicity intersect with other factors such as age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, language, and/or immigration status leading to inequities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2023
Sponsors: California Health Care Foundation, The SCAN Foundation
COVID-19 Health Equity and Immunization Grants
Funding for Colorado-based organizations to address COVID-19 related disparities among disproportionately affected populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
California Senior Oral Health Coalition Program
Funding for a coalition of organizations serving a defined geographic community within California. The California-based coalition will work together to address senior oral health access from a systems-change perspective. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 10, 2023
Sponsor: Delta Dental Community Care Foundation
NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for researchers that are not employed by the NIH. Loan repayment awards are based on an applicant's potential to build and sustain a research career, not to support specific research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy
A one-year fellowship designed to prepare physician-leaders who will work to improve the capacity of the healthcare system to provide access to high quality care for historically marginalized populations. The program provides academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA. Physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsors: Commonwealth Fund, Harvard University
NIH Build UP Trust Challenge
A challenge designed to find new ways to improve engagement with underserved populations. The focus is on building trust and adopting community-based strategies that increase the detection, treatment, and management of health conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2023
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Healthy Start: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health
Grants to improve health outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy and reduce racial/ethnic disparities in rates of infant death and adverse perinatal outcomes. Funding is set aside for rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the unique needs of local communities in the service areas of Walmart and Sam's Club stores.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation