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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.

Local Community-Based Workforce to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Access Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers to educate and assist individuals in medically underserved areas in getting the COVID-19 vaccination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Samara Fund Grants Inactive
Funding for projects and organizations that serve the LGBTQ community or support HIV/AIDS services or prevention at the grassroots level in Vermont. A priority area includes rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Vermont Community Foundation
Community Health Workers for COVID Response and Resilient Communities Inactive
Grants for training and deployment of community health workers to build and strengthen community resilience to fight COVID-19 in geographic areas and populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community-Based Workforce for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Inactive
Funding to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists, to educate and assist individuals in getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Projects should target resources to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities in both rural and urban areas to ensure that challenges such as vaccine confidence and assisting with vaccine accessibility are addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Increasing the Body of Knowledge for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health: Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants for organizations that wish to explore, plan, implement, or improve specific aspects of cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health. Priority is given to cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements designed to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health, the public health response to COVID-19, structural racism, and related issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Strengthening Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Prevention and Control in Arizona Tribal Lands Inactive
Funding to support Tribal capacity for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever prevention, including the development of services and infrastructure relating to animal wellness, vector control, education, and outreach for American Indian populations in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Demonstration Project Grants to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Farmworker Families Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects designed to protect and safeguard farmworker families and stop the spread of COVID-19, with focus on testing, quarantine, treatment, vaccination, education, and safety precautions. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on harder to reach populations, such as communities of indigenous farmworkers, H-2A guest workers, farmworkers living in congregate housing, and workers in extremely remote rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health