COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Grant

The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts is seeking proposals from a diverse array of organizations to support our goal of ensuring greater equity and access to COVID-19 vaccines for those disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

As a partner in community health, our objective is to select a number of community-based partners within our health districts who will most effectively support us in achieving our goal.


Organizations applying for funding should be established Community Based Organizations, Community Health Clinics/Centers, coalitions, Faith Based Organizations, etc., with a rapport in any selected population(s) of focus and a demonstrated capacity to engage in relevant activities.

Our populations of focus include

  • People in racial and ethnic minority groups (Non-Hispanic American Indian, Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic Black, Hispanic)
  • People living in communities with high social vulnerability index 
  • People living in rural communities
  • People who are immigrants and/or refugees
  • People with transportation limitations
  • People with disabilities
  • People who are homebound or isolated
  • People who are underinsured or uninsured

Relevant Activities include

  • Vaccine education and outreach
  • Improving access to COVID-19 vaccines by expanding and diversifying  opportunities for getting vaccinated
  • Strategies for identifying and addressing social determinants/conditions to eliminate barriers to vaccination

Application Cycle:

Rolling application with monthly reimbursement to grantees

Estimated time for application processing is 30 days from submission.

View the Request for Proposal (RFP) below to learn more.


For questions regarding this grant opportunity, please contact James Card, Grant Manager:


Materials for Current Applicants:

Timeline Creator

Timeline Instructions

Budget Template