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Funding by Topic: People with disabilities

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

Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 10, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Fund
Grants to provide outreach, education, and vaccine access to communities in Colorado that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including Black, Latino, and Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2021
Sponsors: Caring for Colorado Foundation, Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce, Immunize Colorado, Together We Protect Partnership
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R01 and R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research on the underlying causes and evidence-based methods of prevention of firearm injury, including crime prevention. Focus is on populations at risk for victimization and/or perpetration including health disparity populations and other populations that are disproportionately impacted by firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, 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
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program
Funding to make home modifications and limited repairs to meet the needs of low-income elderly homeowners. The overall program goal is enabling elderly persons to remain in their homes by reducing fall risk, improving general safety, increasing accessibility, and improving functional abilities in the home. At least half of the funding is set aside for communities with substantial rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington Community Learning Grants
Core support (or general operating support) grants for community-based organizations in Washington working to improve health equity by dismantling systemic barriers and fostering community well-being. Rural and tribal organizations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: May 6, 2021
Sponsor: Group Health Foundation
Summer Research Education Experience Program (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants for research education activities in the mission areas of the National Institutes of Health. The over-arching goal of the program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs, with an emphasis on underrepresented populations and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 7, 2021
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Research grants that address patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote positive health outcomes. Research should focus on health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, 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
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. The purpose of the program is to support researchers at minority serving institutions that are exploring how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can better meet the healthcare needs of racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services