Grant Opportunities

As an exclusive benefit to our members, Advocates for Community Health curates a regularly updated list of active and upcoming funding opportunities.

We encourage you to check this page often to find opportunities for your organization. Postings are organized by application opening date.

 

January 2024:

Supporting People with HIV as Leaders in HIV Systems of Care [DEADLINE APRIL 1]

Tag(s): Workforce

Application Due Date:  April 1, 2024

Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration

Amount: Total program funding is $800,000, they expect to grant 1 award.

Description: This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Supporting People with HIV as Leaders in HIV Systems of Care program. The program activities are to: Conduct training of trainers (ToT) for people with HIV on leadership in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) activities, provide supports to ToT trainees to help them accomplish goals related to the ToT, develop and disseminate relevant tools and lessons learned from the project. The goal of the Supporting People with HIV as Leaders in HIV Systems of Care program is to support leadership development and enhance meaningful engagement for people with HIV in health care planning and programs inclusive of RWHAP-funded organizations.

Applicant Information: Contact Michelle Osterman at (301)443-5031 or email Mosterman@hrsa.gov with additional questions.

Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation's Health [DEADLINE APRIL 1]

Tag(s): Workforce/Equity

Application Due Date: April 1, 2024

Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Amount: Total program funding is $62,000,000, they expect to grant 45 awards.

Description: The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to announce a capacity-building assistance (CBA) program to increase the knowledge, skill, and ability to deliver essential public health services, improve organizational and systems capacity and capability to address prioritized, equity-based public health priorities, and strengthen the nation’s public health infrastructure and performance. The goal is to fund organizations that have the capability, expertise, resources, and national reach to support public health infrastructure and workforce needs. Recipients will be expected to implement CBA activities in one or more of the strategic areas prioritized under this cooperative agreement. Applicants must address CBA needs for a selected population of focus within one of three population of focus categories: A) Governmental Public Health Departments; B) Workforce Segments in Governmental Public Health Departments; or C) Public Health System Components. The CBA program has a two-part funding strategy—this NOFO details the first funding strategy. The second funding strategy is subject to the availability of appropriated funds and agency priorities and will be made available only to organizations that are awarded funds under this NOFO.

Applicant information: Contact Caroline Sulal at NationalPartnersCoAg@cdc.gov with additional questions.

FDA OMHHE Health Equity Innovation Award: Enhance Equity Funding Opportunity (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed [DEADLINE FEBRUARY 29]

Tag(s): Health Equity 

Application Due Date: Feb 29, 2024 

Agency: FDA office of Minority Health and Health Equity  

Amount: They expect to grant four awards up to $250,000.  

Description: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to fund innovative research that will strengthen and advance minority health and health equity objectives. Areas of interest include: Proposals that focus on advancing equity in clinical trials by supporting efforts to advance diversity in clinical trials, equitable data efforts by increasing data available on diverse groups including, but not limited to, ethnicity, race, age, disability and geography, and equity of voices by increasing understanding of diverse patient perspectives, preferences, and unmet needs. 

Applicant information: Contact Terrin Brown at 2404027610 or terrin.brown@fda.hhs.gov for more information. 

OMHHE Educational Funding Opportunity: Expanding education on skin lightening products (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed [DEADLINE FEBRUARY 29]

Tag(s): Health Equity/Education 

Application Due Date: Feb 29, 2024 

Agency: FDA office of Minority Health and Health Equity 

Amount: They expect to grant one award up to $250,000.  

Description: The purpose of the funding opportunity is to expand and advance FDA’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) work with stakeholders and partners for education, outreach, and public awareness activities on potential risks from skin lightening products containing hydroquinone and/or mercury. Applicants will research and propose innovative and community-based strategies and activities that have the potential to strengthen the science base for education and public health awareness on the use of and potential risks from over-the-counter (OTC) skin lightening products. 

Applicant information: Contact Terrin Brown at 2404027610 or terrin.brown@fda.hhs.gov for more information. 

Clinical Sites for the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network - 3 (UG1 Clinical Trial Required) [DEADLINE MARCH 15]

Tag(s): Innovation 

Application Due Date: March 15, 2024 

Agency: Office of The Director, National Institutes of Health 

Amount: NIH intends to fund an estimate of 15-20 awards, corresponding to a total of $7,000,000, for fiscal year 2025. Future year amounts will depend on annual appropriations.  

Description: This Notice of Funding opportunity (NOFO), issued by the Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites applications from entities/institutions in Institutional Development Award (IDeA)-eligible States to participate as Clinical Sites in the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ECHO ISPCTN). This NOFO runs in parallel with companion NOFO that will solicit applications for a Data Coordinating and Operations Center (DCOC) within the IDeA States. Each ISPCTN Clinical Site will support site readiness to participate in approximately five ECHO ISPCTN multicenter pediatric clinical trials related to prevention or treatment of one or more of ECHOs five outcome areas of interest: pre-, peri-, and postnatal outcomes; upper and lower airways; obesity; neurodevelopment; and positive health. Overall, the five trials should address at least two of the five areas. The Clinical Site will have responsibility to Develop, conduct, and disseminate findings from multicenter clinical trials research. 

Applicant information: LOI due on April 01, 2024, they are only accepting applications that propose clinical trial(s). 

2024 Enhancing Statewide Falls Prevention Awareness, Strategy, and Collaboration [DEADLINE MARCH 25]

Tag(s): Innovation 

Application Due Date: March 25, 2024

Agency: Administration for Community Living 

Amount: Total program funding is $ 2,500,000. They expect to grant 1 award.  

Description: This funding opportunity will award a cooperative agreement to a single entity to facilitate the development and enhancement of collaborative efforts of state falls prevention coalitions to reduce falls and/or the risk of falls among older adults, adults with disabilities and their families and caregivers. The entity must have the ability to rapidly deploy and manage up to 12 competitive sub awards provide technical assistance to a cohort of state falls prevention coalitions in initiatives which enhance the quality, effectiveness, and proven outcomes of falls prevention activities for older adults and adults with disabilities ensure that each coalition brings together a diverse group of stakeholders to collaboratively identify state and community needs, create and disseminate resources and education, and build infrastructure and sustainability; and design an evaluation to assess the impact of the coalitions’ efforts on reducing falls and/or the risk of falls. 

Applicant Information: Contact Donna S. Bethge at Donna.Bethge@acl.hhs.gov for more information  

Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program (EB-TNP) [DEADLINE MARCH 22]

Tag(s): workforce/TA 

Application Due Date: March 22, 2024 

Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration

Amount: total program funding is $8,750,000. They expect to grant 25 awards up to $350,000.  

Description: The purpose of this program is to integrate behavioral health services into primary care settings using telehealth technology through telehealth networks and evaluate the effectiveness of such integration. The goal for the BHI/EB-TNP Program is to support evidence-based projects that utilize telehealth technologies through telehealth networks in rural and underserved areas1 (i.e., rural areas that are also frontier communities, medically underserved areas, or have medically underserved populations), to: (1) improve access to integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings; and (2) expand and improve the quality of health information available to health care providers by evaluating the effectiveness of integrating telebehavioral health services into primary care settings and establishing an evidence-based model that can assist health care providers. Applicants are encouraged to propose novel ways to achieve equity in access to affordable, high-quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate telebehavioral care for rural and underserved patients across the U.S. Through this opportunity, HRSA aims to support innovative integration strategies of telebehavioral health into primary care settings that serve rural and underserved communities with high needs for such services. 

Applicant information: Applicants are strongly encouraged to propose established telehealth networks to provide telebehavioral health services which are integrated into the primary care for populations with disparate challenges to quickly and efficiently provide telebehavioral health services to them.   

 

State Maternal Health Innovation [DEADLINE APRIL 02] 

Tag(s): Health Equity 

Application Due Date: Apr 02, 2024   

Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration

Amount: This is a cooperative agreement with total funding of $18,000,000 

Description: The purpose of the State MHI program is to reduce maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity (SMM)3 by: Improving access to care that is comprehensive, high-quality, appropriate, and on-going throughout the preconception, prenatal, labor and delivery, and postpartum periods; Enhancing state maternal health surveillance and data capacity; Identifying and implementing innovative interventions to improve outcomes for populations disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality and SMM. Each recipient will develop a draft 5-Year Maternal Health Strategic Plan (MHSP) to improve maternal health.  

Applicant Information: You may request funding for a period of performance of up to 5 years, at no more than $1,500,000 per year (inclusive of direct and indirect costs). Awards to support projects beyond the first budget year will be contingent upon Congressional appropriation, satisfactory progress in meeting the project’s objectives, and a determination that continued funding would be in the best interest of the Federal Government. 

February 2024

Advancing Learning Health Care Research in Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Settings (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) [DEADLINE MAY 16]

Tag(s): Workforce

Agency: National Institutes of Health

Application Due Date: May 16, 2024

Amount: $450,000

Description: This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) encourages pilot effectiveness, implementation, data science, and services research studies that will advance data-driven learning health care in behavioral health treatment settings, leading to better knowledge and tools for implementing, sustaining, and optimizing evidence-based, high quality, and equitable mental health services in community settings. Pilot studies could examine the adoption and sustainability of evidence-based practices in community-based settings that deliver care to people with mental illness including, but not limited to, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. This requires active collaboration between behavioral health researchers and community behavioral health partners across all phases of the research process. Studies that are co-designed between community clinic staff/service users and health services researchers may focus on identifying subgroups within the population of individuals served by CCBHCs with unique needs, including health disparities experienced by people from racial and ethnic minority groups or underserved communities; workforce development strategies, including new approaches to train providers who vary in terms of prior experience, expertise and skills; developing and testing tools to promote measurement-based treatment; hybrid effectiveness-implementation trials aimed at implementing and improving evidence-based prevention, treatment, or services delivery approaches in real-world settings; and research to establish and/or expand 988 crisis response services within CCBHC settings.

Applicant Information: LOI due 30 days prior to the application due date.

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) State Project Grants - Vermont [DEADLINE APRIL 16]

Tag(s): Workforce

Application Due Date: April 16, 2024

Agency: Administration for Community Living

Amount: ACL anticipates awarding approximately $330,000 up to one cooperative agreement to support SMP projects in Vermont.

Description: The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program aims to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse. Through outreach, counseling, and education, the SMP program increases awareness and understanding of health care programs to protect Medicare beneficiaries from the economic and health-related consequences associated with Medicare fraud, errors, and abuse. The SMP projects use this funding to provide local outreach, education, and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries through a trained workforce, many of which are volunteers. SMP projects teach Medicare beneficiaries to protect their Medicare numbers, to detect billing discrepancies on their Medicare statements, and to report suspicious activity for further investigation. In addition, SMP projects actively disseminate fraud prevention and identification information through the media, outreach campaigns, and community events. As a result of these efforts, beneficiaries contact the SMP projects with inquiries and complaints regarding potential Medicare fraud, errors, and abuse. SMPs provide in-depth counseling and assistance to help beneficiaries who present with questions and issues. With this funding opportunity, ACL anticipates awarding up to 1 cooperative agreement to support SMP projects in Vermont.

Applicant Information: Contact Marissa Whitehouse (202-795-7425) with additional questions.

Health Equity Innovation Fund [DEADLINE APRIL 15]

Tag(s): Health Equity

Application Due Date: April 15, 2024

Agency: Genentech

Amount: Up to $750k per project but we welcome a range of grant requests. Please note they will not be funding planning grants.

Description: The Genentech Health Equity Innovation Fund invests in bold ideas and the people who power them. It provides grants to individuals, organizations and communities whose work to advance game-changing approaches for eliminating health inequities has been historically under-resourced. Through transformational, multi-year funding, Innovation Fund grantees pursue community-driven solutions that have the power to promote lasting, widespread improvements in healthcare. Grants can be used to develop and test novel ideas or tools, implement demonstration projects, resource collaboration and partnership, and support research that goes beyond “studying the problem” or builds capacity within a single institution. With this 4th round of funding, the Innovation Fund will have invested nearly $50M in over 100 projects that are transforming our healthcare system.

Applicant Information: You may also contact the Genentech Giving Operations team using this form.

AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants [DEADLINE MARCH 20]

Tag(s): Innovation

Application Due Date: March 20, 2024

Agency: Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

Amount: Not posted

Description: The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to seek health services research grant applications focused on AHRQ research priorities, including improving healthcare quality and patient safety, improving healthcare delivery and practice improvement, and enhancing whole-person healthcare delivery. AHRQ supports research in all healthcare settings, including the hospital, long-term care, ambulatory care, home healthcare, pharmacy, and care transitions between settings. Research may involve many partners and other groups, including patients, families, clinicians, non-clinical healthcare staff, policymakers, payers, healthcare organizations, providers and accreditors, local and State governments, the Federal Government, and others.

Applicant Information: Additional information posted here. Contact Grant_Queries@ahrq.hhs.gov with additional questions.

AHRQ Health Services Research Projects [DEADLINE MARCH 20]

Tag(s): Innovation

Application Due Date: March 20, 2024

AgencyAgency for Health Care Research and Quality

Amount: Not posted

Description: The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to seek health services research grant applications focused on AHRQ research priorities, including improving healthcare quality and patient safety, improving healthcare delivery and practice improvement, and enhancing whole-person healthcare delivery. AHRQ supports research in all healthcare settings, including the hospital, long-term care, ambulatory care, home healthcare, pharmacy, and care transitions between settings. Research may involve many partners and other groups, including patients, families, clinicians, non-clinical healthcare staff, policymakers, payers, healthcare organizations, providers and accreditors, local and State governments, the Federal Government, and others.

Applicant Information: Additional information posted here. Contact Grant_Queries@ahrq.hhs.gov with additional questions.

Advanced Nursing Education – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program [DEADLINE APRIL 2]

Tag(s): Workforce

Application Due Date: April 2, 2024

Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration

Amount: Total program funding is $14,243,688, they expect to grant 28 awards.

DescriptionThe purpose of this program is to increase the supply, distribution, and quality of the sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) workforce. The program aims to provide access to mental and physical care for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Program goals: Increase the number of trained and certified SANEs, increase the number of available SANE trainings, expand access to sexual assault forensic examinations, especially in rural and underserved areas, foster an environment that supports SANE training, practice and retention.

Applicant Information: You must submit an official letter of accreditation that shows the period covered by the accreditation.

Notice of Intent to Publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity for National Cancer Institute's Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Cancer Health Disparities and Minority Health (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) - OPENS 2/23/24 [DEADLINE SEPT 25]

Tag(s): Health Equity 

Application Due Date: (estimated) Sep 25, 2024 

Agency: National Institute of Health

Amount: They expect to grant 4 awards up to $1,600,000.  

Description: The National Cancer Institute (NCI) intends to issue the U54 Specialized Programs of Research Excellence in Cancer Health Disparities and Minority Health (CHD-MH SPORE) notice of funding opportunity (NOFO). The program will support a network of multidisciplinary, multi-institutional U54 CHD-MH SPOREs, which are multi-project awards uniquely focused on health disparities and/or minority health translational research for improved prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in populations who are underserved. U54 CHD-MH SPOREs can investigate more than one cancer type in underserved populations, including groups of highly related cancers (e.g., gastrointestinal or head and neck). The research supported through this program must be translational and must stem from research on human biology, addressing the interplay of various determinants of health with the biology of the disease. U54 CHD-MH SPORE projects must have the goal of reaching a translational human endpoint within the project period of the grant, which may include a clinical trial. 

Applicant information: This Notice of Intent to Publish is being provided to allow sufficient time for applicants to develop strong applications. The NOFO is expected to be published in late winter 2024 with only one expected application due date in late September 2024. 

March 2024

 

ARPA-H Platform Accelerating Rural Access to Distributed and Integrated Medical Care (PARADIGM) - OPENS 3/13/24 [DEADLINE APRIL 26] 

 Tag(s): Innovation 

Application Due Date: Anticipated Program Solicitation Questions & Answers (Q&A) submission due date: 3/16/24, Anticipated Proposal Due Date: 4/26/24, Estimate Period of Performance start date: 9/24/2024.  

Agency: Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H)

Amount: Multiple awards are anticipated, and proposer funding will depend on the quality of proposals received. 

Description: Platform Accelerating Rural Access to Distributed & Integrated Medical care (PARADIGM) will deliver hospital-level care via a multi-purpose Care Delivery Platform (CDP) that is as convenient as telehealth. The CDP will pioneer new developments in point-of-care diagnostics, ensure seamless data exchange between medical devices and electronic health records (EHRs), and offer real-time guidance for medical tasks. The CDP is designed for large-scale deployment by healthcare systems, particularly in rural and resource-limited settings.  

Applicant Information: ARPA-H intends to host a PARADIGM Proposers’ Day in Phoenix, AZ during the week of February 12, 2024. Attendance at the Proposers’ Day is not required to propose to the final Program Solicitation. 

April 2024

Access to Infant and Toddler Care and Education: Research and Evaluation Grants - OPENS 04/04/24 [DEADLINE JUNE 03] 

 Application Due Date: (estimated) Jun 03, 2024 

Agency: Administration for Children and Families – OPRE 

Amount: total budget is $2,400,000. They expect to grant 8 awards up to $450,000. 

Description: This grant opportunity will provide funding to address key research and evaluation questions related to care and education access for infants and toddlers at the national, state, or local level. Specifically, these awards will support either: descriptive research studies to document current access, shifts in access over time, or the characteristics of specific policies, practices, or other efforts that may be affecting access; or evaluations to explore the implementation or effects of specific policies, practices, or other efforts that may be affecting access. Proposed projects can include primary data collection and/or leverage secondary data sources. Proposed projects can use quantitative, qualitative, or mixed- methods data at the national, state or territory, or local level. 

Applicant information: For further information about OPRE, see http://acf.hhs.gov/opre. 

FY24 Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program - OPENS 04/17/24 [DEADLINE JUNE 17] 

Tag(s): Workforce 

 Application Due Date: (estimated) Jun 17, 2024 

Agency: Department of Labor, Womens Bureau 

Amount: Total program funding is $5,000,000. They expect to grant 14 awards up to $750,000.  

Description: This program aims to provide technical assistance (TA) to employers (which may include public sector entities) and labor unions in the United States and its territories to encourage employment of women in both apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO). Applicants may propose to provide technical assistance to support women’s participation and success in the full range of industries in which women are historically underrepresented or where women are disproportionately concentrated in the lower-wage occupations. Such industries include, but are not limited to; advanced manufacturing, construction, energy, health care, information technology, finance, and transportation. Applicants with experience working with or as an equity intermediary are encouraged to apply, as well as applicants with a proposed focus on expanding outreach/recruitment to historically underrepresented communities, including but not limited to women of color and women with disabilities, women at or below the federal poverty line, formerly incarcerated women, immigrant women, transgender women, and women who live in rural geographic areas. Applicants that plan to accelerate local or state government agency efforts to increase women’s inclusion and equity in projects funded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law or BIL), CHIPS and Science Act, Inflation Reduction Act, or other federal funding are also encouraged to apply. For the purposes of this FOA, the term “woman” or “women” is to be interpreted in the most inclusive manner with participant eligibility to be inclusive of transgender women and non-binary individuals. (this is limited to community-based organizations) 

Applicant Information: Contact Marc Purvis at Purvis.Marc@dol.gov for more information. 

Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agency Data and Research Capacity Grants - OPENS 04/19/24 [DEADLINE JUNE 20] 

Tag(s): Health Equity 

Application Due Date: (estimated) June 20, 2024. 

Agency: Administration for Children and Families – OPRE 

Amount: total program funding is $ 1,500,000. They expected to grant 1 award. 

Description: These projects are meant to support partnerships between CCDF Lead Agencies and researchers to develop and improve state, territory, and Tribal data systems and build the capacity of CCDF Lead Agencies to collect, analyze, and use data to guide child care policy decisions and program improvement efforts. Sponsored projects will work in collaboration to: (1) assess the current data and research capacity of the CCDF Lead Agency; (2) develop questions of interest to investigate state, territory, and Tribal child care policies and practices; (3) develop logic models to identify the data needed to address the questions of interest; (4) identify data sources available to answer questions of interest and assess the accessibility of those data; (5) identify possible data sources from other state, territory, Tribal, and local data systems for linking; (6) determine whether there is a need to collect data to answer policy-relevant questions; and (7) address the barriers to collecting, analyzing, and using data to inform child care policy decisions. 

Applicant information: Sponsored projects will be expected to participate in a Consortium that will meet and communicate regularly to identify opportunities for coordination, such as to share information on facilitators and barriers to identifying and using data to inform child care policies and methods for linking data across systems, and to develop collective expertise and resources for the field. The Consortium’s collaboration will support research capacity and learning within individual projects and across award recipients. Funding is subject to availability of funds and the best interests of the federal government. 

May 2024

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