Date: June 17, 2022
Register for our Webinar to Learn More about Applying to the Minority Research Grant Program Funding Opportunity
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) would like to remind researchers at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to apply for the Minority Research Grant Program (MRGP) funding opportunity. Review the notice of funding opportunity CMS-1W1-22-001. The deadline to submit applications is Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 3 PM ET.
If you are interested in learning more about the MRGP and the funding opportunity, CMS OMH is hosting a partner meeting on Wednesday, June 22, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET. During the meeting, CMS OMH subject matter experts will provide more information on the MRGP and eligibility requirements, as well as how to apply. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions as time permits. To register, please follow this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cQIYkgf-RlWuumY1wd4LlA
The funding opportunity provides up to $333,000 to researchers at 3 eligible MSIs who are investigating or addressing health care disparities affecting racial and ethnic minority populations, including 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.
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)