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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.

American Hospital Association Equity of Care Awards Inactive
Honorary awards that recognize hospitals and health systems that have achieved a high level of success in advancing diversity and health equity through data, leadership, cultural awareness, and partnerships.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Sponsors: American Hospital Association, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity
Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01) Clinical Trials Optional Inactive
Funding for innovative projects that will strengthen and advance COVID-19 health equity research. One area of interest includes proposals that support the evaluation of outcomes by demographic data including, but not limited to, ethnicity, race, age, disability, and geography.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 2, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2021
Sponsors: Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccination Community Outreach Inactive
Grants to engage community-based organizations, local health departments, and federally qualified health centers to help remove barriers to and promote acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination for Wisconsin communities that face barriers to accessing medical care and people who have a mistrust of government agencies, the medical community, and/or vaccines. Rural populations are listed as a program focus.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities Inactive
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
New Mexico Vaccine Rollout and Community Rebuild Project Inactive
Grants and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations serving New Mexico to support vaccine rollout and community rebuilding efforts. Projects should focus on advancing health equity for vulnerable populations that have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 including children and families; Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC); rural; low-income; people with disabilities; immigrants; and elderly populations.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation
Community Mobility Ready-to-Launch Grants Inactive
Grants and technical assistance to support communities that are ready to take concrete steps toward implementing transportation solutions to help underserved residents become more fully engaged in economic opportunities, improve their health and well-being, and/or become more integrated into their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants Inactive
Grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
North Carolina Rape Prevention and Education Program: Community Approaches to Preventing Sexual Violence Inactive
Funding to provide a broad array of primary prevention strategies in North Carolina to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors for sexual violence perpetration, with the intended long-term impact of reducing the incidence of rape and sexual violence in the state. Projects that focus on historically marginalized populations are encouraged, which includes minority and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2021
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Eviction Protection Grant Program Inactive
Grant to legal service providers to provide free legal assistance low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction, especially among populations disproportionately affected by eviction and in rural areas or other communities with high rates of eviction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development