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Funding by Topic: Social determinants of health

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

Arcora Foundation Oral Health Project Grants
Grants for oral health projects in Washington State that increase access to oral healthcare, improve social determinants of health, and/or promote healthy behaviors. Target populations include Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2022
Sponsor: Arcora Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Building Healthier Rural Community (BUILD) Grants Program
Funding to support health and well-being of rural North Dakotans and address the social determinants of health needs affecting communities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2022
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Quality Improvement Fund - Maternal Health (QIF-MH)
Funding to improve maternal health and reduce racial and ethnic maternal health disparities by supporting health centers in developing and piloting innovative, patient-centered, scalable models of care delivery. Projects should address the clinical and health-related social needs of health center patients at highest risk of maternal morbidity and mortality. Priority populations are women of color and those in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program
Funding opportunity that pairs mentor local health departments (LHDs) with experience in overdose prevention with mentee LHDs that are looking to build capacity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2022
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Funding for organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address access to care, maternal and infant health, mental health, oral health, population health, and workforce development, with a focus on reducing disparities for underserved populations, including racial minorities and rural residents.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors - Cumulative Health Impacts for Children in Underserved Rural Agricultural Communities in the United States
Grant to support a single entity to serve as a transdisciplinary research center to investigate the cumulative health impacts of early lifestage exposures to pollutants in conjunction with other relevant non-chemical stressors among children in underserved, rural agricultural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Massachusetts Medical Society Physician-Led and Organization Grants
Supports organizations and physician-led volunteer initiatives in Massachusetts in the areas of quality healthcare services for the uninsured/underinsured, access to behavioral health, healthcare access, health promotion, and the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2023
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research focused on understanding the long-term effects of natural and/or human-made disasters on healthcare systems serving health disparity populations. Health disparity populations include, but are not limited to, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and underserved rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services