Minority Research Grant Program

  • Funding Type:
    Grant Funding
  • Opportunity From:

    The CMS Office of Minority Health

Important Dates:

Opportunity Description:

The purpose of the grant program is to support researchers at minority-serving institutions who are investigating or addressing health care disparities affecting people from all minority populations, including racial and ethnic minority groups; people with disabilities; members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community; individuals with limited English proficiency; individuals residing in rural areas; and people otherwise adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.

More Information:

Researchers at one of the eligible minority-serving institutions (MSIs) investigating health disparities and exploring how CMS can better meet the needs of minority populations can apply for and receive up to $255,000 to fund your research. To learn more about the program, review the FAQ document (PD or review their website here.

Eligible MSIs include:

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs)
  • Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
  • Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTIs),
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions (ANNHSIs), and
  • Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs)

Apply for funding on grants.gov using the MRGP grant number CMS-1W1-24-001.

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