Hep B United Mini Grants Program Grant Forecast-Expansion of Hep B-Related Public Health Services for Highly Impacted Communities in the United States

Application Open Date: June 2, 2022
Application Deadline: August 1, 2022
Expected number of awards: up to 7
Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000 – $65,000

The Hep B Foundation (HBF) is announcing the forecasting of the Hep B United (HBU) 2022 Mini Grant Program awards for expansion of Hep B-related public health services in the United States opened June 2, 2022. HBF will award up to 7 grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 each. The purpose of this program is to enhance the capacity of HBU coalition partners to conduct Hep B education, prevention, testing and linkage to care in local communities. The emphasis of this grant is focused on addressing Hep B among African Immigrant, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities and persons who use drugs. This request for proposal (RFP) supports activities at the local coalition level to advance the Hep B priority areas of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan.

Applications should focus on at least one of the following HBU Strategic Priority Areas:

  1. Increase awareness, screening, prevention and education to reduce Hep Brelated health disparities, including implementation of the new universal adult Hep B vaccination recommendations;
  2. Improve linkage to care and access to culturally and linguistically appropriate patient navigation services to prevent Hep B related liver disease and cancer; and/or
  3. Strengthen surveillance (or communitylevel data collection) to detect Hep B transmission and disease trends.

Grantor Contact Information: Catherine Freeland, Catherine.Freeland@hepb.org

Last Updated on June 13, 2022 by HepFree NYC

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