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Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.155
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jan 29, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Sarah Young

For grants management or budget questions:
Kimberly Dews


Rapid Response to Requests for Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies will fund a single entity to assist rural communities with conducting rapid data analyses and short term issue-specific rural research studies to understand the impact of current and proposed policies and regulations. The awardee will provide information that will improve access to healthcare and population health in rural America.

Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Submitting short-term, issue specific research briefs to the Rural Health Research Gateway
  • Sharing data analysis and short-term, issue specific research briefs for HRSA review
  • Providing the public with a vehicle for performing data analysis and interpretation on rural health services, including determining the feasibility of conducting the data analyses and interpretations
  • Distributing research findings as a tool to inform the public including, but not limited to, national, state, and local policymakers, state-based entities, and/or individual rural health care providers
  • Identifying up to two rural policy issues that need to be studied in a time frame that cannot be accommodated by the Rural Health Research Center Program (typically 3-6 months)

All domestic public and private entities, nonprofit and for-profit, are eligible to apply. Eligible entities may include, but are not limited to, public and private institutions for higher education, public or private health research organizations, foundations, tribes and tribal organizations, and faith-based entities.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Total funding available: $500,000 annually
Number of awards: 1
Project period: 5 years

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar recording
Playback number: 888.277.9385

Tagged as
Policy ยท Research methods and resources

Organizations (3)

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