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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.

Partnering Research and Community Organizations for Novel Health Equity Research: Addressing Health Systems Factors and Social Determinants of Maternal Health Inactive
Funding for established researcher-community partnerships to research the comparative effectiveness of multicomponent, multilevel interventions to improve maternal outcomes for individuals from maternal health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2023
Application Deadline: May 2, 2023
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant Inactive
Grants for research to improve healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes of those affected by health disparities. Proposals are encouraged to propose or lay the groundwork for emergency department-based interventions that produce actionable evidence and/or reproducible findings to improve health outcomes for disparities groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2023
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Foundation
Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors - Cumulative Health Impacts for Children in Underserved Rural Agricultural Communities in the United States Inactive
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
Quality Improvement Fund - Maternal Health (QIF-MH) Inactive
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
Arcora Foundation Oral Health Project Grants Inactive
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
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program Inactive
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics as academic geriatricians or academic geriatrics specialists. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Clinical Faculty and Preceptor Academies Program Inactive
Funding to prepare nurses to serve as nursing clinical faculty and preceptors to newly hired or transitioning licensed nurses in a variety of care settings in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 22, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Registered Nurse Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and practice to advance the health of patients, families, and communities and improve health outcomes. The overall goal is to increase the number of nursing students trained in acute care settings to address and manage social determinant of health factors and improve health equity and health literacy in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health Care Challenge Inactive
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
Maine COVID-19 Community Resilience Grant Funding Opportunity for Community Based Organizations Inactive
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