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.

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.

Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment

The Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program grant provides the opportunity to expand health care services relating to substance use disorders. This grant aims to expand the number of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, health service psychologists, and social workers trained to provide mental and substance use disorder services in underserved community-based settings that integrate primary care and mental and substance use disorder services.

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.

HBCU Centers of Excellence

The Centers of Excellence grant funds innovative resource and education centers to recruit, train, and retain under-represented minority (URM) students and faculty at health professions schools. Programs improve information resources, clinical education, curricula, and cultural competence as they relate to minority health issues and social determinants of health.