COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Grant

Covid Equity Grant

The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts is seeking proposals from a diverse collection of community-based organizations to support our goal of ensuring greater equity and access to vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, for those disproportionately affected by COVID-19 pandemic
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
Our populations of focus
Relevant Activities include
  • Vaccine education and outreach
  • Improving access to 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.

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


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