Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children

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Subject: Research | Deadline: Jan. 07, 2017

This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Specific targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities such as biological (e.g., genetics, cellular, organ systems), lifestyle factors, environmental (e.g., physical and family environments) social (e.g., peers), economic, institutional, and cultural and family influences; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known health condition and/or disability; and studies that test and evaluate the comparative effectiveness of health promotion interventions conducted in traditional and nontraditional settings.

Funder: National Institutes of Health
Eligibility: Private institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Independent school districts, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, County governments, City or township governments, Small businesses, Special district governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, State governments, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.
Amount: up to $200,000