The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers grant programs to support projects that implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health disparities.
OMH has released the following funding opportunity announcement for which applications are now being accepted.
Announcement Number: MP-CPI-21-007
Opportunity Title: Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity
Award Amount: $500,000 to $1,000,000
Estimated Total: $2,000,000
Application Due Date: August 16, 2021, 6:00 PM ET
This notice solicits applications for projects to establish a Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (CIIHE), for which OMH will provide the organizational structure and operational framework. The CIIHE will support efforts including education, service and policy development, and research related to advancing sustainable solutions to address health disparities and advance health equity in the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) populations. The CIIHE award recipients (awardees) will function as a single initiative, coordinated by OMH, through two cooperative agreements to be awarded through this funding opportunity.
A technical assistance webinar for potential applicants will be held July 14, 2021 from 3:00-4:00 PM Eastern. Click here to register for the technical assistance webinar.