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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.

Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
An interprofessional fellowship program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Centers Network
Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research focused on understanding the long-term effects of natural and/or human-made disasters on healthcare systems serving health disparity populations. Health disparity populations include, but are not limited to, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and underserved rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Care Models for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions from Populations that Experience Health Disparities: Advancing Health Care towards Health Equity (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding for research to study the effective adaptation, integration, and implementation of recommended guidelines of care of persons with multiple chronic conditions from populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)
Grants for innovative population-based research in how work or occupation influences health outcomes and health status among health disparity populations and how work functions as a social determinant of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research Using Implementation Science to Support the Delivery of Evidence-Based Practices in Community-Based Mental or General Medical Healthcare Settings
Notice of Special Interest for mental health services and implementation research to support the adoption and sustainability of evidence-based practices in community-based settings that deliver care to people with mental illness. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alabama AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alabama that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama AHEC Network
Alaska AHEC Scholars Program
Multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
Arkansas AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arkansas that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Programs
Arkansas Honors Program for Rural and Urban Underserved Primary Care Medicine
A 4-year program for first year medical students at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designed to prepare students to provide comprehensive medical care for underserved populations in both urban and rural settings in the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Programs
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare equity and access, community well-being, economic security, and community leadership for change. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation