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Funding by Topic: Stigma

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Community Level Interventions to Improve Minority Health and Reduce Health Disparities (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research to develop and test community-level interventions to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. Populations of focus include American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, and underserved rural populations, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2027
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Anti-Stigma Initiative Pilot Sites
Opportunity for sites to test and deploy new anti-stigma interventions and resources for communities. Applications from all over the country, including rural and tribal communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Addiction Policy Forum
Technical Assistance - University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
Technical assistance for rural communities to help with initiatives that address substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
Public Health Vending Machines (PHVMs) in Wisconsin Inactive
Funding to purchase, install, and operate public health vending machines in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: May 10, 2024
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
OneOhio Recovery Foundation Regional Grants Inactive
Grants to distribute a share of Ohio's opioid settlement funds to communities to support programs and services that prevent, treat or support recovery from addiction, including opioids and/or other co-occurring substance use and/or mental health conditions.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
Sponsor: OneOhio Recovery Foundation
COMPASS Initiative SPARK! Grants Inactive
Grants for community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the southern U.S. that work to reduce stigma and change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around HIV and AIDS. Priority is given to rural applicants.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2024
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative, Southern AIDS Coalition
Implementation of Community Health Worker-Mediated Services for Re-Engagement to Care and Outreach for Persons with HIV in Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to state and local health departments to partner with HIV clinical providers to develop strategies that use community health workers to re-engage people with HIV in care and conduct outreach among individuals who are not virally suppressed in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 13, 2023
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2024
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Opioid Settlement Fund Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for organizations working to abate and alleviate the impacts of the opioid crisis and co-occurring substance use challenges in South Dakota communities. Rural behavioral health workforce, MAT training, and telehealth in rural communities are among the approved uses of funds.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2023
Sponsors: South Dakota Department of Health, South Dakota Department of Social Services
Preventing Youth Overdose: Treatment, Recovery, Education, Awareness, and Training Inactive
Grants to increase services across the spectrum of prevention, treatment, and recovery for youth and young adults with, or at risk for, opioid use disorder and/or co-occurring disorders by supporting local efforts to raise awareness about fentanyl, improve access to treatment with medications, and to support youth with their treatment and recovery. Tribal and rural populations are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2023
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Multi-Level HIV Prevention Interventions for Individuals at the Highest Risk of HIV Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Research grants for projects that test the effectiveness of multi-level interventions to prevent HIV in high-risk health disparity populations or subgroups in one or more geographic areas with a high rate of new HIV infections. Individuals from rural areas are considered a health disparity population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 3, 2023
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services