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Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.837
National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2019
Application: Oct 1, 2019

Scientific/research contact:
Melissa Green Parker, Ph.D.

Peer review contact:

Financial and grants management contact:
Tammi Simpson


The Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (DECIPHeR) (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Program provides grants for projects that propose to test implementation research strategies for optimally and sustainably delivering evidence-based interventions to reduce or eliminate cardiovascular and/or pulmonary health disparities, and that promote and improve population health in high-burden communities.

Research should focus on reduction or elimination disparities in populations in at least one of the following communities with a high burden of cardiovascular and/or pulmonary health disparities:

  • The geographic regions of Mississippi Delta, Appalachia, and Stroke Belt
  • Rural locales
  • Inner-city neighborhoods
  • Racial/Ethnic Groups, including African Americans, American Indians or Alaska Natives, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians and/or other Pacific Islanders
  • Low socioeconomic status
  • Disability status
  • Sex and gender minority populations

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
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • 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
  • Other
    • 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
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Application budgets should not exceed direct costs of up to $635,000 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, and up to $850,000 per year in FY 2021 through FY 2026.

Application process

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

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to at least 30 days prior to the application deadline.

Note: This opportunity is listed under a single Funding Opportunity Announcement Number, RFA-HL-20-003, and a series of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers based on research area.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Appalachia · Black or African American · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Delta Region · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · LGBT · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · People with disabilities · Population health · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Research methods and resources · The South

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