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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.

Minnesota Dental Safety Net Grant Program
Offers grants to nonprofit Critical Access Dental providers in Minnesota to provide services for low-income and uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 30, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2017
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Mental Health Safety Net Grant Program
Grants to mental health centers and clinics in Minnesota that treat uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 30, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2017
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural Impact County Challenge: Community Coaching to Combat Rural Child Poverty
The Rural Impact County Challenge will recognize and support counties making strides in reducing child poverty in rural communities. The challenge will provide community coaching and resources to develop and implement evidenced-based approaches to reduce the number of children and families living in poverty in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2017
Sponsor: National Association of Counties
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
Grants to plan or implement food projects designed to meet the needs of low-income individuals and increase community self-reliance concerning food and nutrition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (Exploratory/Developmental - R21)
Awards funding for exploratory or developmental research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 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
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (Research Project - R01)
Awards funding for discrete research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 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
Exploratory/Developmental Surgical Disparities Research (R21)
Grants to support developmental and exploratory research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Surgical Disparities Research (R01)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2018
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Federal Surplus Real Property Available for Public Use
Enables certain nonfederal organizations to obtain property that the federal government no longer needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. General Services Administration
Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Provides funding to organizations in Arkansas working in the areas of economic development; education; and economic, racial, and social justice.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation