Evaluating the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic-related Food and Housing Policies and Programs on Health Outcomes in Health Disparity Populations

Letter of Intent due March 7

Please see the following R01 funding opportunity announcement from the NIH. If you are interested in applying, please email us at prc@wisc.edu for potential community partnerships.

Funding Opportunity Purpose: The purpose of this FOA is to identify and evaluate the ongoing and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing specifically on governmental (local, state, tribal, federal) policy and programmatic actions that address two specific social determinants of health: food/nutrition security and housing security. Applications are requested to examine how these food/nutrition and housing policies and programs aimed at lessening the effects of the pandemic impacted health and health equity in individuals, families, and communities from health disparity populations.

Health disparity populations include Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual and gender minorities.

Key dates: LOI due March 7; Application due Apr 7

Funds available: 6-8 awards, corresponding to a total of $6 million, for fiscal year 2022

Project period: 5 years maximum

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