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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.

Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
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
Public Health Scholarship Program Inactive
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
Maryland Harm Reduction Grants Inactive
Funding to support local health departments in Maryland to act as harm reduction authorities and hubs for comprehensive substance use disorder care. The program is designed to reduce substance-related morbidity and mortality by optimizing services for people who use drugs.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2022
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Small, Rural School Achievement Grant Program Inactive
Funding for small, rural Local Education Agencies for initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. Activities may include drug prevention, violence prevention, school-based health services, and other health-related programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support and disseminate research on trends in health workforce. In this cycle, up to 9 centers will be funded in the areas of public health workforce, behavioral health workforce, health equity in health workforce, allied health workforce, long-term care support/services, oral health workforce, emerging workforce topics, and technical assistance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Community Recovery and Rebuild Fund Inactive
Grants to support innovative direct services in Illinois dedicated to advancing health system objectives that improve health condition and health insurance literacy, increase access to healthcare, enhance care coordination, and address social determinants of health to reduce health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 8, 2022
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Washington Community Power Grants Inactive
Core support (or general operating support) grants for community-based organizations in Washington working to improve health equity by dismantling systemic barriers and fostering community well-being. Rural and tribal organizations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2022
Sponsor: Inatai Foundation
Improving Rural Health Equity Learning Collaborative Inactive
A learning collaborative for health center providers and outreach staff who care for older adults, including former agricultural workers and their families. The program will focus on strategies to enable patients in rural areas to successfully age in community by identifying and addressing their social determinants of health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsors: Harvard University, Migrant Clinicians Network, National Center for Equitable Care for Elders
Connecting Kids to Coverage Healthy Kids Outreach and Enrollment Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations that help families with children and pregnant individuals enroll in health coverage opportunities, including Medicaid, CHIP, and insurance affordability programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Build Healthy Places Network Community Innovations for Racial Equity Inactive
Funding, technical assistance, and a peer learning cohort designed to build local Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC)-led community development capacity, support community power, explore innovative community ownership models, and address the barriers and gaps within community development and health partnerships to effectively propel racial equity. Priority will be given to rural, tribal, and small- to mid-size communities that have been marginalized and have had less access to resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2022
Sponsors: The Kresge Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation