Minority Research Grant Program (MRGP)


Opportunity ID: 335041
Opportunity Number: CMS-1W1-22-001
Opportunity Title: Minority Research Grant Program (MRGP)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Health
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 93.779
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: 1. Be a researcher at an AANAPISI, HBCU, HSI, or TCUs; and2. Propose research focused on reducing health disparities, including methods to address the social determinants of health.
Agency Code: HHS-CMS
Agency Name: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Posted Date: Jul 30, 2021
Last Updated Date: Jul 30, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Dec 01, 2021
Fiscal Year: 2022
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Description: The Minority Research Grant Program, as authorized under Section 1110 of the Social Security Act, provides two grant opportunities to support health equity research conducted at 1) Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), 2) Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), 3) Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs), or 4) Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). Through this funding opportunity, the Minority Research Grant Program will make two awards to one or more eligible institutions (HBCU, TCU, HSI, or AANAPISI). A single institution may submit more than one application for consideration, providing that each application is scientifically distinct.
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