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Funding by Topic: Technology for health and human services

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

Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs Inactive
Research grants to conduct applied policy research or to identify local strategies that can result in legislative or program policy considerations and recommendations and mini grants for projects that focus on basic data collection and analysis, time-sensitive issues, and/or the preparation of reference materials.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Letter of Intent (Required): May 22, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2017
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Arkansas Clinical Transformation Collaborative Inactive
Technical assistance to help clinics improve how they manage their chronic disease populations, including populations with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
ACT Health IT: Health Information Technology (HIT) Training for Healthcare Professionals Inactive
Online, no-cost Health Information Technology training courses for healthcare professionals that are designed to help prepare for the transition to value-driven care; enhance skills to work more efficiently; and build teams to improve care delivery, quality, and support.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
Sponsors: Johns Hopkins University, Normandale Community College
Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity Inactive
Grants to regional partnerships that are working to improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations, develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity, increase the diversity of the health workforce, and/or increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
North Carolina Community Health Center Grant Program Inactive
Provides grants for nonprofit primary care safety net organizations to increase access to primary medical and preventive care in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2017
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Community Connect Broadband Grant Program Inactive
Grants for communities without broadband service to provide residential service and connect facilities, such as police and fire stations, healthcare, libraries, and schools. Priority will be given to rural areas that demonstrate the greatest need for broadband services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program Inactive
Grants to eligible applicants for activities to accelerate research, development, production, and testing of key broadband technologies and capabilities that directly impact first responder communications and operations in urban and rural locations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) Inactive
Awards funding to small business concerns (SBCs) to develop a product, process, or service for commercialization that would result in the reduction of disparities in healthcare access and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 22, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42) Inactive
Offers funding to develop partnerships between innovative small business concerns (SBCs) and nonprofit research institutions resulting in improving minority health and the reduction of health disparities by commercializing innovative technologies. Rural populations are included in the listed health disparities priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 22, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exploratory and Developmental Research Grant to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21) Inactive
Awards funding for research related to projects on health information technology projects. Funding may be used for pilot/feasibility studies, data analysis, or economic analysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2017
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality