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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.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children Inactive
Funding for childhood lead poisoning prevention, surveillance, and the development of targeted population-based policy interventions focused on primary prevention of lead exposure. A major program focus is reducing disparities in blood lead levels and associated health outcomes among populations at greatest risk, which includes Tribal populations and people living in rural areas and other geographically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives Inactive
Funding to implement community and societal level strategies that address social determinants of health and racial inequity to prevent violence impacting adolescents and young adults in areas with high rates of violence. This includes youth violence, teen dating violence, and other adverse childhood experiences, as well as conditions that put communities at greater risk for violence, such as concentrated poverty, limited educational attainment, high unemployment, and racial inequity. Priority consideration will be given to projects that focus on rural, American Indian/Alaska Native, and economically disadvantaged communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hawaii Community Foundation CHANGE Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Hawaii working in the areas of community/economy, health/wellness, arts/culture, natural environment, government/civics, and education with an overall focus on equity for all Hawaiians. Applications from rural communities and organizations serving Native Hawaiians are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Apr 9, 2021
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
Ohio Disparities in Maternal Health Community Grant Program Inactive
Funding to implement innovative and culturally competent initiatives to address racial, ethnic, and/or geographic health disparities related to maternal health in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 6, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Nursing Workforce Diversity Program Inactive
Funding to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses using evidence-based strategies to support nursing students from enrollment through graduation. The purpose is to expand and support a workforce to provide quality, culturally-aligned care to rural and underserved communities in need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce the incidence and impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in rural communities by improving systems of care, family supports, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to expand opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the purpose of strengthening the eldercare workforce in rural communities that have disparities in healthcare access and delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to examine mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity and/or testing the efficacy of interventions to reduce these disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 29, 2020
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation Healthy Start Grants Inactive
Grants for projects focused on the social determinants of health, specifically access to quality early childhood care and education in rural and underserved areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation