Request for Proposals (Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity)-Upstream Approaches to Health Equity/Social Determinants of Health

SelfMade Health Network (SMHN) Upstream Approaches to Health Equity Demonstration Project: A Focus on the Social Determinants of Health

Description:
Designed to advance the application of health-equity centered strategies at a health system or community-level, that address the social determinants of health (SDoH) through partnerships or
collaborations to reduce tobacco and cancer-related disparities among populations with low socioeconomic status (SES) characteristics.

Release Date: February 2, 2024
Funding level: $25,000 per performance period
Extended Closing Date and Time: March 1, 2024 (Friday) 11:59 p.m. EST
Project Launch: April 1, 2024

Proposals should select and focus on only one (1) of the priority area from the options shown below.
• Colorectal Cancer Education, Screening, Early Detection, or Survivorship (Adults: Aged 50 years and younger)
• Screening, Early Detection and Survivorship: Breast Cancer or Lung Cancer
• Prostate Cancer Education & Survivorship (Adults: Aged 50 years and older)
• Commercial Tobacco Cessation with Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)
• Health Systems Interventions to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Eligibility Criteria:
The following organizations are encouraged to submit proposals and apply:
• U.S. based 501©(3) registered charitable organizations, private foundations, and minority-owned businesses. Organizations must provide a copy of their most recent W-9 form as part of this application.
• Non-profit organization (NPO) or community-based organization (CBO)
• Health system with community health worker (CHW) or patient navigator (PN) staff or employees
• State Primary Care Association with community health worker (CHW) or patient navigator (PN) staff or employees
• Cancer center with community health worker (CHW) or patient navigator (PN) staff or employees
• Federally qualified health center (FQHC)
• Rural health clinic
• Non-profit organization, community-based organization or faith-based organization including those with a nurse navigator, community health worker, patient navigator, or health educator.
• Health plan with community health worker (CHW) or patient navigator (PN) staff or employees
• Critical access hospital (CAH)
• Community health worker association or state chapter
• Pharmacies (Community, Independent or Chain)

Please download this RFP to obtain additional information including application instructions.

Proposal Package and Submission Section: Please note that the resume is not included the 5-page count.