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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: National Institute on Aging

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Well Being, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
Grants for research projects that examine how social isolation and social connectedness affect outcomes in health, illness, recovery, and overall well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEAL Initiative: Pragmatic and Implementation Studies for the Management of Pain to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding to support the "real world" assessment of healthcare strategies, clinical practices, and procedures in healthcare systems that may lead to improved pain management along with a reduction in unnecessary opioid prescribing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Research grants that address patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote positive health outcomes. Clinical trials are optional.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dementia Care: Home- and Community-Based Services (R21 and R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Inactive
Grants for research on the outcomes of care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia by identifying home- and community-based services used, as well as barriers to accessing care and unmet needs. Explaining geographic disparities, such as urban versus rural, in access to and quality of care is a suggested research topic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
High-Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Inactive
Grants to provide infrastructure support for advancing development of specific high-priority areas of behavioral and social research of relevance to aging. The infrastructure support will facilitate research networks through meetings, conferences, small-scale pilots, short-term educational opportunities, and information dissemination. One of the research priorities is rural aging.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06) Inactive
Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Indian Health Service, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services