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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, IHEs, and Tribes
for Programs to Foster Diversity and Equity in STEM and Health

Health Equity and Diversity in STEM Innovation Fund

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Funding Source:

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Genentech

Conf. Date:

05/04/22

Deadline Date:

06/10/22 11:59 PM PT

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, IHEs, hospitals, and tribes for programs to foster diversity and equity in STEM and health. Proposals will be accepted in one of the following funding priorities: promoting diversity in undergraduate STEM pathways, advancing health equity, and promoting diversity in STEM.

The Health Equity and Diversity in STEM Innovation Fund invites proposals to support major priorities:

  1. Health Equity: Increasing representation of communities of color in clinical research and eliminating inequities in care delivery
  2. Workforce Diversity: Dismantling barriers to a diverse, inclusive and antiracist scientific and health care workforce

Successful proposals will align with one of the sub-aims outlined below.

Aim 1: Advancing Health Equity: Genentech is accepting initial applications from prospective partners aimed at pioneering new approaches to engage patients of color across the research to care continuum. We are seeking proposals that elevate patient and community voice, power and engagement in clinical research; build and strengthen accountability mechanisms to eliminate unequal treatment and inequities in care; and expand the reach of health care through community-clinic partnerships.

Aim 2: Promoting Diversity in STEM: Genentech is accepting initial applications from prospective partners working to build a more diverse and inclusive future of health care and science. We are seeking proposals that address structural and systemic inequity from kindergarten to careers, and partner with organizations that support the training, recruitment, retainment, and advancement of students and researchers from communities of color. We partner to equip students with financial and nonfinancial support, connect young professionals with mentors, and prepare early career researchers and health care professionals to become leaders in science and medicine.

Aim 3: Promoting Diversity in Undergraduate STEM Pathways (Genentech Foundation): The Genentech Foundation is accepting initial applications from prospective partners working to build a more diverse and inclusive future of health care and science. We are seeking proposals that address structural and systemic inequity, with a particular focus on streamlining pathways for diverse community college students to pursue science and medicine careers, including transfer to four-year colleges and universities and pursuit of graduate education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 202707

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Aims 1 and 2: $250K to $750K
- Aim 3: $150K to $300K

Term of Contract:

- Aims 1 and 2: 18 to 36 months
- Aims 3: 12 to 36 months
- The award period for this RFP begins on or after January 1, 2023

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be recognized by the IRS as a tax exempt, public charity under sections 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code or be a U.S. governmental organization (such as public schools, public colleges and universities, public hospitals, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments).

In order to be eligible for this type of funding, the funding must not be used for:
- Projects taking place outside of the United States
- The purpose of developing clinical practice guidelines (e.g., statements that include recommendations intended to help practitioners make appropriate health care decisions for specific clinical conditions)
- Religious purposes
- Promotion of a Genentech or Roche product or to influence formulary decisions
- Research involving or undertaken in relation to Genentech or Roche products (whether investigational and/or approved for other uses)
- Accredited Independent Medical Education
- Proposal budget cannot exceed 33% of organizational budget and indirect administrative overhead costs cannot exceed more than 25% of the grant amount

Pre-proposal Conference:

May 4, 2022

Funder Webinar: Opportunity for prospective applicants to ask questions about the RFP. Questions will be solicited and posted in advance. The webinar will be saved and shared.

Register for the webinar here: https://roche.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k9TvTLhgQ-2ancPX2EgNXg

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- April 14, 2022: RFP Announcement
- June 10, 2022 Initial Applications Due: All initial applications will be due in Genentech’s online grant system at 11:59PM Pacific Time. Applicants will receive an automatic email acknowledging receipt of initial application.
June 11 - August 4, 2022: Genentech Internal Review
- August 5, 2022: All Applicants Notified: All applicants will be notified as to whether they will be invited to submit a full application or if their application has been denied.

Payments will be provided by the end of December of 2022.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://cdcciam.gene.com/

Contact form: https://www.gene.com/contact-us/email-us

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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