Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R01 and R21)
Application: Apr 11, 2019
This program provides funding for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients
Interventions for caregivers may include:
- Care training
- Coping skills
- Help in managing care
Outcomes of the interventions are expected to:
- Optimize patient healthcare utilization
- Improve caregiver well-being
- Improve patient physical health and psychosocial outcomes
This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Studies targeting or expanding inclusion of medically underserved and underrepresented patient-caregiver populations, such as patients with less-common tumor types, racial/ethnic minorities, the socioeconomically disadvantaged, rural populations, and sexual/gender minorities will be given special consideration. Studies that include caregivers of individuals with cancer and concurrent comorbidities are encouraged.
Specific information is provided in the application instructions.
Eligible applicants include:
- Higher education institutions
- Public/state controlled institutions
- Private institutions
- Nonprofit organizations
- With 501(c)(3) status
- Without 501(c)(3) status
- Native American tribal organizations
- Faith-based or community-based organizations
- Regional organizations
- City or township
- Special districts
- Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
- Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
- Eligible agencies of the federal government
- U.S. territory or possession
- Independent school districts
- Public housing authorities
- Indian housing authorities
- Non-domestic entities
- Small businesses
- For-profit organizations
For R21 projects, the combined budget for direct costs for the 2 year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.
R01 project budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The maximum project period is 5 years.
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available on grants.gov.
Note: This opportunity is listed under 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement Numbers (PAR-18-247 for R21 and PAR-18-246 for R01) and 2 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers based on research area.
- 93.395 - Cancer Treatment Research
- 93.399 - Cancer Control
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