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Funding by Topic: Public health

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

Epidemiology Program for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Urban Indian Communities Inactive
New and competing continuation funding for Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and urban Indian communities. TECs will conduct disease surveillance, research, and prevention; control of disease, injury, or disability; and assess the effectiveness of AI/AN public health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Brain Initiative: Supporting Tribal Partnerships for Implementing the Road Map for Indian Country Inactive
Grants for tribal health programs that use strategies from the Road Map for Indian Country to address Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2021
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
National Center for Excellence for Rural Road Safety Inactive
Cooperative agreement with a single entity to operate and maintain the National Center for Excellence for Rural Road Safety. The focus of the Center is providing technical assistance, information sharing, and training on rural road safety for state, local, and tribal road owners and their stakeholders. A secondary portion of the Center's mission is to conduct research supporting rural safety and surface transportation safety.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Local Communities through Partnership with Regional Health Offices Inactive
Funding for local public health agencies and other eligible organizations to establish partnerships with community stakeholders to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Informatics and Technology Workforce Development Program Inactive
Funding to increase the number of public health professionals trained in informatics and technology with an emphasis on improving public health reporting through modern standards and computing. Through an interdisciplinary approach to data science and managing public health information, the program is designed to build capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, other minority serving institutions, and other colleges and universities to educate and diversify the future public health workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Equitable Vaccine Uptake Fund Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and barriers to vaccine access among vulnerable and historically marginalized populations in Texas, including people of color and under-resourced rural and urban communities.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Sponsors: Greater Houston Community Foundation, Your Shot Texas Fund
Border 2025: U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to to protect human health and the environment in the border region, with a focus on underserved communities that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental risks. The website and application materials are provided in both English and Spanish.
Geographic coverage: Within 62.5 miles of either side of the U.S. - Mexico border in the in the California-Baja California and Arizona-Sonora regions.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: North American Development Bank, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
CDC Health Science Fellowship Inactive
A research training opportunity with the Centers for Disease Control to conduct statistical analyses in the field of injury public health, including projects examining variations in fatal and nonfatal injury rates between rural and urban populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NASHP Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services Inactive
A one-year learning opportunity for teams of state leaders to develop and strengthen policies and strategies that support the development, coordination, and delivery of mental health crisis services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsor: National Academy for State Health Policy
Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance, and Youth Leadership Inactive
Two cooperative agreements to tribal youth training and technical assistance providers under two categories: 1) To provide culturally based, trauma-informed training, support, and related technical assistance to build capacity to develop, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice system; and 2) To enhance tribal efforts to develop youth leadership skills and support action related to juvenile justice issues, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice