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Rural Health
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.

Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
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: Apr 11, 2019
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
Health Information Outreach Award: Southeastern/Atlantic Region Inactive
Funding for projects in the Southeastern/Atlantic region that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) Inactive
Funding for small business concerns to conduct innovative research supporting the development of a product, tool, technology, process, or service for commercialization with the aim of eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Healthy Connections: Creating Safe, Welcoming, and Connected Communities Inactive
Grant partnerships to help create and nurture more connected, resilient, and inclusive communities in Minnesota where all people have the support and resources to reach their full health potential. Priority communities that experience structural barriers to safety and connectedness include Native Americans, people of color, immigrants, refugees and people in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute Inactive
An intensive training experience to support the career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Health Access Fund Inactive
Grants to increase access to behavioral healthcare and improve health outcomes for populations with high healthcare needs across Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: The Denver Foundation
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Native Americans into Medicine (NAM) Inactive
A six-week summer enrichment program for students pursuing health careers, with a research emphasis on tobacco use and tobacco related cancer disparities among American Indian and Alaska Native populations in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Hillman Innovations in Care Program Inactive
Funding for nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and healthcare of vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, the homeless, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2019
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Health Careers Training Program (HCTP) Mini Grants Inactive
Support for health career conferences and workshops and health career exploration programs in California, especially those serving underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development