Minority Research Grant Program

The summary for the Minority Research Grant Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Minority Research Grant Program: The purpose of the Minority Research Grant Program (MRGP) to assist CMS in accomplishing its research and design (R&D) functions, particularly with respect to improving access and services for minority and under-served Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, enhancing the capacity of individual investigators to participate in CMS’ R&D programs, and enhancing the institutional capacity of minority serving institutions to serve as effective partners in CMS’ programs. The target audiences of the grant program are external researchers focused on Social Determinants of Health, and the goal is to leverage their expertise to identify best practices for reducing health disparities.
Federal Grant Title: Minority Research Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (HHS-CMS)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: CMS-1W1-20-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.779
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 16th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: June 16th, 2020
Posted Date: February 21st, 2020
Creation Date: February 21st, 2020
Archive Date: July 16th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: June 4th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The CMS Office of Minority Health administers the Minority Research Grant Program (MRGP). The purpose of the grant program is to support researchers at minority serving institutions that are exploring how CMS can better meet the health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and rural populations. The three goals of MRGP are to: 1. Develop capacity at minority serving institutions to research health disparities and social determinants of health; 2. Understand the root cause of issues – processes, practices, behaviors, and burdens – that lead to health disparities and identify replicable interventions; and 3. Strengthen CMS programs by disseminating best practices uncovered through funded research.
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