Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Environmental Health Disparities Centers (P50)
Notice Number:

Key Dates

Release Date:
May 29, 2024
Estimated Publication Date of Notice of Funding Opportunity :
July 30, 2024
First Estimated Application Due Date:
November 01, 2024
Earliest Estimated Award Date:
July 01, 2025
Earliest Estimated Start Date:
July 01, 2025
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Issued by

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)


The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities in partnership with the National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences and the National Cancer Institute intends to promote the continuation of The Environmental Health Disparities Centers program (referred to as the EHD Centers) by publishing a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to solicit applications. The EHD Centers will conduct environmental health disparities and environmental justice research, engage in research capacity building, and provide training across diverse disciplines and backgrounds with a disease agnostic focus. The Centers program will be updated to align with recent executive order (EO 14096) focused on environmental justice. For this renewal the program will focus on the prevention and mitigation of adverse environmental exposures that disproportionately impact racial, ethnic, under resourced and underserved populations. Projects must focus on one or more NIH-designated health disparities populations (defined here) within the US and its territories, specifically racial and ethnic minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations and with the intersection of persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and persons from rural and/or under resourced areas.

This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to begin planning to develop responsive applications.

The NOFO is expected to be published in Summer 2024 with an expected application due date in Fall 2024.

This NOFO will utilize the P50 Specialized Centers activity code. Details of the planned NOFO are below.

Research Initiative Details

The EHD Centers Program will support multidisciplinary and community-engaged research, to build research capacity building and generate innovative approaches to mitigate detrimental environmental exposures and improve access to healthy and sustainable environments.

The initiative will prioritize local intervention research which engages communities and low resource institutions through equitable partnerships to identify strategies and determine appropriate methods to address environmental health disparities and environmental justice research for participating communities and populations within the US and its territories. 

Funding Information

Estimated Total Funding


Expected Number of Awards


Estimated Award Ceiling


Primary Assistance Listing Number(s)

93.307, 93.113

Anticipated Eligible Organizations
Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education
Private Institution of Higher Education

Applications are not being solicited at this time. 


Please direct all inquiries to:

Deborah Linares PhD, MA
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)