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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.

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: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Indiana Trailblazer Award
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. A priority is placed on projects that are focused on rural health and projects with a sustainability plan.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Public Health Scholarship Program
Grants to strengthen the public health workforce by providing support to organizations to develop scholarship programs that incentivize individuals to pursue training and careers in public health. Projects should focus on workforce shortages, populations at highest risk for health disparities, low health literacy, social determinants of health, and infrastructure to provide necessary services in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine Community Responsive Grants
Grants for planning or implementation projects to improve access to care and health outcomes among communities and populations in Maine that experience health inequities, including rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2022
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2022
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
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: Jun 15, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for the development of U54 Specialized Research Centers that consist of transdisciplinary, collaborative teams of institutions, clinics, communities, and tribes. Centers will provide support to early career investigators and develop a cancer prevention and control research program that focuses on, and serves, populations living in persistent poverty areas. Preference will be given to applications that include rural persistent poverty census tracts within the scope of their research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 6, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
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)