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Funding by Topic: Poverty

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

South Carolina Healthcare Improvement Grants
Grants for projects that align with the mission of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation to promote and support healthier South Carolinians, particularly the economically vulnerable, by supporting solutions to address access to care, healthcare workforce, and quality improvement.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, 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. Clinical trials are optional.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
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
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Capital Magnet Fund
Grants to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Momentum Fund
Funding for community led projects in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island that address healthy aging with an emphasis on community engagement, innovation, collaboration, and inequities.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2018
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
HRSA Challenge Competition: Preventing Childhood Obesity
A prize competition to support innovative solutions to help low-income families adopt healthy eating practices, healthy lifestyles, and make sustainable changes in their homes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 24, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developing New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
Grants for developing new clinical decision support to facilitate the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based research findings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services