Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Lynn S. Adams, Ph.D.
Peer review contact:
Peer review contact information will appear in the
applicant's eRA Commons account approximately 2 weeks
after the submission date.
Financial and grants management
This program provides grants for research projects
designed to improve and increase the use of
evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and
palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native
individuals with advanced illness and their families and
When designing studies, applicants should consider:
- Access to Native communities based on location
(remote, rural, and urban population centers)
- Existing relationships with communities and community
- Engaging Tribes regarding study planning, community
engagement, reporting of outcomes, and
dissemination/implementation of findings
- Inclusion of important aspects of cultural adaptation
and community collaboration
- Pursuing research objectives that demonstrate
potential for adaptation of work to other populations
- Incorporation of interdisciplinary teams
- Variables such as social determinants of health,
ethics, LGBTQ, and gender
There are two funding opportunities under this program:
R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant for
the development of new research activities in the early
and conceptual stages
R01 Research Project Grant that supports a discrete
project to be performed by an investigator in an area
representing the investigator's specific interest and
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
- 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 and non-domestic components
of U.S. entities
- Small businesses
- For-profit organizations
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding
R21: The combined budget for direct
costs for the 2 year project period may not exceed
$275,000. No more than $200,000 in direct costs 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.
Submission dates for all non-AIDS applications may be
found on the
Standard Due Dates web page. Be aware that there are
different standard deadlines for R21 and R01 projects, as
well as for new, renewal, and resubmission applications.
Submission dates for all AIDS and AIDS-related
applications may be found on the
Standard AIDS Due Dates web page.
Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the
Scientific/Research Contact to discuss proposed research
ideas prior to submission of the application.
The opportunity expires on January 8, 2022.
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Ethics · Hospice and palliative care · LGBTQ+ · Men · Networking and collaboration · Social determinants of health · Women
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