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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.

Capital Magnet Fund
Grants to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
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: Sep 7, 2017
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: Sep 7, 2017
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
Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards
Offers a monetary award to programs or projects that focus on supporting family or informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 11, 2017
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities that expand access to healthcare for low-income and vulnerable people in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Oct 19, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
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
Rural Impact County Challenge: A National Effort 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 educational opportunities, networking forums, 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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Association of Counties