Active Minority Grants from Federal Agencies

Many federal agencies provide grants and programs directed at minority and women owned businesses.


BRAIN Initiative: Reagent Resources for Brain Cell Type-Specific Access and Manipulation to Broaden Distribution of Enabling Technologies for Neuroscience (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) from the NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is intended to support establishment of facilities at minority...more
Posted On - 2021-04-08

Grants For Minority Businesses

Many of the SBA programs offering Small Business Grants, Loan Programs and Counseling Programs are offered through state agencies.

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Limited Interaction Targeted Epidemiology (LITE-2): To Advance HIV Prevention (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications that use innovative technology to conduct epidemiologic studies of large cohorts of U.S. populations at high risk ...more
Posted On - 2021-04-07


Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
This initiative will support (1) observational research to understand the role of structural racism and discrimination (SRD) in causing and sustaining health disparities, and (2) intervention research...more
Posted On - 2021-03-23


Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications that propose to develop...more
Posted On - 2021-03-11


Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Optional)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications that propose to conduct...more
Posted On - 2021-03-11


RFI - Soybean Value Chain Research Innovation Lab
U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Resilience and Food Security Request for Information in support of the Soybean Research for Development Needs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Issuance ...more
Posted On - 2021-02-16


Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Broad Agency Announcement for Basic Scientific Research, Foundational Science Research Unit (2021-2022)
Notice to All Interested Vendors: If you have questions regarding Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) W911NF-21-S-0007, please submit your question(s) in writing to the ACC (APG) RTP Point of Contact, Ma...more
Posted On - 2021-02-08


HEAL Initiative: HEALthy Brain and Child Development Study (U01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM (HEAL) Initiative and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Instit...more
Posted On - 2021-01-11


HEAL Initiative: HEALthy Brain and Child Development Consortium Administrative Core (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM (HEAL) Initiative and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Instit...more
Posted On - 2021-01-11




Federal Agencies with Active Grants for Small Business







Featured Government Grant Resources


United States Agency for International Development: Citizen Engagement and Elections Project in Mongolia

The Citizen Engagement and Election Projects in Mongolia aims to encourage increased citizen participation, mobilization and education during the months prior to the Mongolian parliamentary elections in 2012.







Early-Grade Reading Improvement Interventions Program

In line with this mission, the USAID has developed the Early-Grade Reading Improvement Interventions Program wherein they seek to solicit interventions that would improve the reading achievements in the early grades in Latin America and in the Caribbean region.



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