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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.

Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Tribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis
Funding for special emphasis extension projects at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Projects allow extension offices to be responsive to community needs through projects that address youth, agriculture, economic development, or other issues important to stakeholders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Economic Development Planning Grants
Funding for community development corporations to build administrative capacity to design a sustainable business project and package a competitive grant application. An application should be submitted in a Community Economic Development competition within 12 months of the end of the project period. Applications from rural areas, persistent poverty counties, and Native American communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Understanding the Intersection of Social Inequities to Optimize Health and Reduce Health Disparities: The Axes Initiative (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research to examine the pathways through which social determinants of health (SDOH), and related biological, psychological, and behavioral factors impact health and health disparities. The primary populations of focus are those that experience health disparities in the U.S., including racial and ethnic minority populations, people with lower socioeconomic status, underserved rural populations, sexual and gender minority populations, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 5, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for small businesses to develop products, processes, and services that can be used to improve minority health and/or reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities in one or more NIH-defined health disparity population groups. Technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Walmart Foundation Spark Good Local 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: Jul 15, 2024
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Community Economic Development Projects
Grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects designed to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of employment and business opportunities, including expansion or construction of clinics and health centers. Priority points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 22, 2024
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2024
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for new projects in Massachusetts that positively impact health or healthcare access for Massachusetts residents who have been economically, socially, culturally, or racially marginalized.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
MIPPA Medicare Beneficiary Outreach and Assistance Program: Funding for OAA Title VI Native American Programs
Noncompetitive funding to Title VI Native American Program grantees to enhance outreach efforts to Medicare beneficiaries likely to be eligible for the Low-Income Subsidy program (LIS) or the Medicare Savings Program (MSP).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services