Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS): Health Equity Research Hubs (UC2 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to invite applications from eligible organizations that can serve as Health Equity Research Hubs (Hubs) for awarded community-led health equity structural intervention (CHESI) projects within the Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) Program. The Hubs will serve as a centralized research resource, providing tailored scientific, technical, and collaborative support for sustainable community engagement, research capacity building, and training to assigned CHESI projects that address SDOH and structural factors to improve health outcomes. The Hubs are one of three complementary initiatives under the ComPASS Program, which also include the CHESI projects and the ComPASS Coordination Center.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): September 30 , 2023

  • Application Due Date: October 31, 2023

RFA-RM-23-012 Expiration Date November 01, 2023

Agency Website

Amount Description

The NIH Common Fund (Office of Strategic Coordination) intends to commit approximately $3,750,000 in FY2024, and $7,500,000 per year for FY2025 through FY2028. Approximately five (5) awards are anticipated, contingent upon NIH appropriations and submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

October 31, 2023