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Funding by Topic: Vision impairment

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

Zenni Scholarship to Advance Children's Vision
Scholarships for the Prevent Blindness Children's Vision Screening Certification Course and access to vouchers for the full cost of Zenni eyeglasses for eligible children served by scholarship recipients. Applicants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Available in all states except Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Prevent Blindness
Sigma/Jonas Philanthropies Collaborative Research Grant Inactive
Grants for nursing research designed to improve healthcare for the most vulnerable citizens in the United States. Proposals for pilot and developmental research will be accepted. Grants will be given in the areas of environmental health, mental health, rural health, veterans healthcare, and visual health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: Jonas Philanthropies, Sigma Foundation for Nursing
Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for observational research to understand the role of structural racism and discrimination in causing and sustaining health disparities and intervention research that addresses structural racism and discrimination to improve minority health and reduce health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 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