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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.

Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana Community Health Grants
Grants for programs across the state of Louisiana that are designed to increase preventive care, create health equity, and improve health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Louisiana Healthcare Connections
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants
Grants to support planning activities for communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations
One-time funding to community-based organizations in Maine for new and existing programs and services that help to prevent COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths through vaccination and/or address the root causes of COVID-19 disparities. Proposals targeting additional health disparity populations, including people living in rural areas, are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Georgia Direct Services Grant
Grants to support new or existing best practice or promising approaches programs that address high burden and costly chronic diseases and underlying risk factors that have proven evidence-based interventions, including asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. The purpose of the program is to support researchers at minority serving institutions that are exploring how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can better meet the healthcare needs of racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with limited English proficiency, rural populations, and individuals adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indiana Trailblazer Planning Grant
Funding for the development of community-university partnerships to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity to result in future collaborative research proposals. Indiana CTSI has an interest in projects that are focused on rural health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health Care Challenge
Challenge competition seeking to advance the development and testing of low-cost, scalable technical assistance solutions that can improve outcomes for patients at Federally Qualified Health Centers. Proposed solutions should focus on addressing key drivers of poor health and social determinants of health, including barriers to accessing medical, social, housing, educational, or other related services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medica Foundation Rural Health Program
Provides funds for organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Medica Foundation