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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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

NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for projects that use computers, information technology, and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their healthcare providers. The program focus is on innovation and outreach in which information access can reduce health disparities and support underserved communities that bear a disproportionate burden of disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 22, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
Grants for research projects to improve understanding of the causes and reduce/eliminate health disparities for diseases considered high priority by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), including diabetes, obesity, hepatitis C, and others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 and R03)
Funding for research that seeks to identify, develop, test, evaluate and/or refine strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices into public health, clinical practice, and community settings. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R01 and R21)
Grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living, or spending time, in non-traditional settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, 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: Nov 5, 2018
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
Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01 and R21)
Grants for research projects that use the existing cancer registry infrastructure by augmenting data already collected with additional information needed to understand health disparities among people diagnosed with cancer.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of June 1, 2019)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 and R21)
Funding for research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of opioid use disorder, and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 14, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services