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.

Eligibility

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.

RCAHD COVID-19 Equity RFP

 

For questions regarding this grant opportunity, please contact James Card, Grant Manager: James.Card@vdh.virginia.gov

 

Materials for Current Applicants:

Timeline Creator

Timeline Instructions

Budget Template