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
Rolling application with monthly reimbursement to grantees
Estimated time for application processing is 30 days from submission.