Date: June 2, 2022
New Funding Opportunity!
Up to 3 Grants Totaling $1 Million for Health Equity Researchers at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health’s (CMS OMH) Minority Research Grant Program (MRGP) is proud to release a notice of funding opportunity for researchers at minority-serving institutions (MSIs).
The funding opportunity supports researchers at MSIs who are investigating or addressing health care disparities affecting racial and ethnic minority populations, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) persons; persons with disabilities; persons who live in rural areas; and persons otherwise adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality. CMS can award 3 grants of up to $333,000 each to eligible institutions.
Review the notice of funding opportunity CMS-1W1-22-001. The deadline to submit applications is Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 3:00 PM ET.
Eligible MSIs include:
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
- Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
- Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)
To learn more about CMS OMH and the MRGP, visit go.cms.gov/minorityresearch, watch the MRGP overview video, or email HealthEquityTA@cms.hhs.gov.