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

State Newborn Screening System Priorities

This grant supports state and territorial Newborn Screen (NBS) programs addressing state/territory-specific challenges; pursue priorities to enhance, improve, and expand the NBS System; improve on NBS timeliness; support implementation of new conditions added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel; and increase access to treatment and follow-up activities for individuals and their families with conditions identified through NBS.

Services to Afghan Survivors Impacted by Combat

The Services to Afghan Survivors Impacted by Combat funds organizations assisting Afghan refugees and immigrants with resettling in the United States through social and legal services. This grant helps newly arrived ASA-eligible Afghans overcome severe, pervasive, and long-lasting combat-related trauma and to facilitate their achievement of sustained physical, social, emotional, and economic well-being.

Rural Medical Residency Development

The Rural Residency Planning and Development grant focuses on increasing healthcare services in rural areas. This grant aims to increase the number of rural family medicine, internal medicine, and other high need specialty residency training programs and Rural Track Programs (RTPs) in order to support expansion of the rural physician workforce in areas of demonstrated need.

School Choice & Improvement Programs

The School Choice & Improvement Programs (SCIP) grant funds projects to improve education opportunities for students attending high-poverty schools. Grant funding aims to support the planning, implementation, and operation of schools that improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, particularly for children attending high-poverty schools, including high-poverty rural schools.