Active Minority Grants from Federal Agencies

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


Surgical Disparities Research (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes, in ...more
Posted On - 2019-12-30

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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Methods and Measurement in Research with Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R21- Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
The purpose of this initiative is to support projects to advance the measurement of constructs relevant to health research with sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations....more
Posted On - 2019-12-23


FY 2020 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2
The objectives of the SBIR/STTR programs include increasing private sector commercialization of technology developed through DOE-supported research and development (R&D), stimulating technological...more
Posted On - 2019-12-16


Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support and accelerate human epigenomic investigations focused on identifying and characterizing the mechanisms by which social experie...more
Posted On - 2019-09-10


FY2020 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1
The objectives of the SBIR/STTR programs include increasing private sector commercialization of technology developed through DOE-supported research and development (R&D), stimulating technological...more
Posted On - 2019-08-12


The Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE): Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network - Enhanced Diversity Clinical Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Required)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to participate in the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network. This network wil...more
Posted On - 2019-05-23


The Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE): Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network - Clinical Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Required)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to participate in the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network. This network wil...more
Posted On - 2019-05-23


Family Strengthening ScholarsThe Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), will solicit applications for Family Strengthening Research Scholars grants to support dissertat...more
Posted On - 2019-05-09


Optimizing the Management and Outcomes for Cancer Survivors Transitioning to Follow-up Care (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
The goal is this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research on survivors of adult onset cancers who are transitioning to follow-up care. Through this FOA, the National Cancer Instit...more
Posted On - 2019-03-27




Federal Agencies with Active Grants for Small Business







Featured Government Grant Resources


Advanced Neural Prosthetics Research and Development Program

The National Institutes of Health has formed a partnership with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) to establish the Advanced Neural Prosthetics Research and Development Program.







Small Business Administration's Loan Guarantees Program

The Small Business Administration has established the Loan Guarantees Program wherein they aim to be able to provide guaranteed loans to small business establishments which are not capable of acquiring financing from a private credit marketplace but greatly manifests the ability to repay funds in a timely manner.



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