Grant Funding Opportunity

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Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement


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-21-008
Opportunity Title: Minority Leaders Development Program 
Award Amount: $500,000 to $750,000
Estimated Total: $1,500,000
Application Due Date: August 17, 2021, 6:00 PM ET 

This notice solicits applications for projects to develop and implement a fellowship program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide training in health equity issues and leadership to early-career individuals to improve the health of racial and ethnic minorities and other disadvantaged populations. The Minority Leaders Development Program aims to enhance skills and competencies necessary for federal leadership among participants through a curriculum focused on health care policy, leadership skill-building, and cultural competence.

The program also aims to incorporate fellowship-related work experiences, supplemental learning opportunities, and mentorship. The Minority Leaders Development Program is expected to support efforts to promote diversity, including racial and ethnic minorities, in senior positions within HHS agencies by providing professional development and career pathway opportunities.   

Learn more about this FOA and how to apply.