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National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Brownfields Multipurpose Grants Inactive
Grants to carry out a range of eligible assessment and cleanup activities within a proposed target area, such as a neighborhood, a number of neighboring towns, a district, a corridor, a shared planning area or a census tract. Funds must be used for environmental site assessments, brownfields site cleanup, and the development of a plan for the revitalization of one or more brownfields site.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Culture of Health Prize Inactive
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that are prioritizing health and empowering people in the community to live healthier lives, especially historically marginalized populations and those facing the greatest barriers to good health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/Rural Community Development Program (RCD) Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance Project Inactive
Provides grants to multi-state regional organizations to enable the organizations to provide training and technical assistance on water and wastewater management systems to small, low-income, rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Integrated HIV Programs for Health Departments to Support Ending the HIV Epidemic Inactive
Grants to aid health departments with preventing HIV, as well as diagnosing, treating, and responding to the HIV epidemic in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health and Health Systems Partnerships to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Clinical Settings Inactive
Funding for public health to partner with health systems and primary care clinics to implement evidence-based interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening among target populations with lower screening rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
State and Territory Public Health Systems Improvement Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Project Inactive
Technical assistance for health departments to build health agency capacity around performance management, quality improvement, systems improvement, and meet national Public Health Accreditation Board standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsor: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program Inactive
Grants to establish and enhance nutrition centers of excellence to improve access to comprehensive, community-based, nutrition-centered, and culturally competent coordinated care by increasing the availability of practitioners trained in maternal and child health nutrition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventive Medicine Residency Program Inactive
Grants to provide graduate medical education training to preventive medicine residents for the purpose of increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine residents and physicians to support access to preventive medicine and to improve the health of communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Based Model of Public Health Nursing Case Management Services Inactive
Funding to establish a community-based model of public health nursing case management service in order to improve specific behavioral health outcomes of an identified high risk group of patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 3/23/2021