The Futures Institute

Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs

This grant funds research addressing how public health is impacted by crime and lack of non-carceral investments in safety. The grant aims to fund studies that measure the complex interplay of cultural, social, and environmental factors that shape an individual’s or population’s lived experience and their impact on health behaviors and outcomes

Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships (NAT)​

The purpose of the Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) program is to increase the supply and distribution of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) who are well prepared and well positioned to practice independently and collaboratively within interprofessional teams and to deliver evidence-based, high quality, and safe anesthesia and pain management services.

Juvenile Justice System Reform and Reinvestment Initiative

The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Justice System Reform and Reinvestment Initiative, which is administered by the Department of Justice to introduce innovative, non-carceral recidivism-reduction policies and requires the financial savings from these policies to be invested in juvenile justice prevention and intervention programs that are proven to be effective.

Upgrading Our Electric Grid and Ensuring Reliability and Resiliency

This grant provides federal financial assistance to demonstrate innovative approaches to transmission, storage, and distribution infrastructure to harden and enhance resilience and reliability; and to demonstrate new approaches to enhance regional grid resilience. The grant can be used to coordinate and collaborate with electric sector owners and operators—(A) to demonstrate innovative approaches to transmission, storage, and distribution infrastructure to harden and enhance resilience and reliability; and (B) to demonstrate new approaches to enhance regional grid resilience, implemented through States by public and rural electric cooperative entities on a cost-shared basis.

RAISE Grant Program​

RAISE discretionary grants help project sponsors at the State and local levels, including municipalities, Tribal governments, counties, and others complete critical freight and passenger transportation infrastructure projects. The eligibility requirements of RAISE allow project sponsors to obtain funding for projects that are harder to support through other U.S. DOT grant programs.

Rural Surface Transportation

Enacted through the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act, this grant supports projects that will improve and expand surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of transportation in rural areas, generate economic activity, and improve quality of life for rural residents.