Health Grant Opportunities

Posted on April 27, 2010



Community Participation Research Targeting the Medically Underserved
This funding opportunity will grant applications that propose research on health promotion, disease prevention, and health disparities that is jointly conducted by communities and researchers and targets medically underserved areas (MUAs) and medically underserved populations (MUPs).
Last Day to Apply: May 14, 2010

NCMHD Advances in Health Disparities Research on Social Determinants of Health
The overarching goal of this funding opportunity is to encourage groundbreaking research addressing the social determinants of health and health disparities. Furthermore, the intent of this grant is to intensify investigator-initiated research, to attract new investigators to the field, and to encourage transdisciplinary research that will advance health disparities science.
Application Due Date(s): May 17, 2010

The Effect of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination/Bias on Health Care Delivery
This funding opportunity encourages applications from organizations/institutions that propose to: 1) improve the measurement of racial /ethnic discrimination in health care delivery systems through improved instrumentation, data collection, and statistical/analytical techniques; 2) to enhance understanding of the influence of racial/ethnic discrimination in health care delivery and its association with disparities in disease incidence, treatment, and outcomes among disadvantaged racial/ethnic minority groups; and 3) to reduce the prevalence of racial/ethnic health disparities through the development of interventions to reduce the influence of racial/ethnic discrimination on health care delivery systems in the United States.
Last Day to Apply: May 7, 2011

Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek research to understand and mitigate issues of health disparities in high priority diseases within their scope, including diabetes, obesity, nutrition-related disorders, hepatitis C, gallbladder disease, H. Pylori infection, sickle cell disease, kidney diseases, urologic diseases, hematologic diseases, metabolic, gastrointestinal, hepatic, and renal complications from infection with HIV.NINR promotes and improves the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations, supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research training on health and illness across the lifespan.
Last Day to Apply: September 7, 2012

Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy
The ultimate goal of this program announcement is to encourage empirical research on health literacy concepts, theory, and interventions as these relate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services public health priorities that are outlined in its Healthy People initiative. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Last Day to Apply: May 7, 2013

Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse (SA) and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Young Adults
: The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support an initiative to provide substance abuse and HIV prevention services to at-risk minority populations in communities disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. The purpose of the CBI program is to support an array of activities to assist grantees in building a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining quality and accessibility of substance abuse and HIV prevention services. Specifically, the program aims to engage colleges, universities and community-level domestic public and private non-profit entities to prevent and reduce the onset of SA and transmission of HIV/AIDS among at-risk racial/ethnic minority young adults, ages 18-24.
Last Day to Apply: May 17, 2010

National Program to Eliminate Diabetes-Related Disparities in Vulnerable Populations
The purpose of the program is to reduce morbidity, premature mortality, and eliminate health disparities associated with diabetes. This will be done by funding organizations to mobilize community partners and assist them to effectively plan, develop, implement, and evaluate community-based interventions to reduce the risk factors that influence the disproportionate burden of diabetes in vulnerable populations.
Last Day to Apply: May 12, 2010

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Research and Demonstration Programs
This funding opportunity provides grants to public and private entities to fund medically accurate and age appropriate programs that reduce teenage pregnancy and for the federal costs associated with administering and evaluating such contracts and grants.
Last Day to Apply: June 1, 2010

Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program
The Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are offering new grants of $200,000 each to help prevent and reduce the impact of obesity in children.
Last Day to Apply: June 7, 2010

Fund for Better Health
The American Medical Association Foundation’s Fund for Better Health is offering $5,000 seed grants for grassroots, public health projects that target healthy lifestyles. Funding opportunities can cover a wide range of public health issues including substance abuse, disability, STDs, teen pregnancy, healthcare for women, youth, seniors and the uninsured.

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