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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Funding for academic research centers to participate in the network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
High Obesity Program
Funding for land grant college and university projects designed to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are above 40%.
Geographic coverage: Available to serve specific counties in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments
Grants for health departments to implement and strengthen STD prevention and control programs, with a specific emphasis on chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Free Continuing Education Credit Activity: Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties of the United States
Medscape, LLC has partnered with CDC to provide online continuing medical education based on selected Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report journal articles, specifically an activity that describes the U.S. incidence of and deaths from cancer during the last decade.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medscape, LLC
Research Grants for the Primary or Secondary Prevention of Opioid Overdose (R01) Inactive
Grants for investigator-initiated research that will advance understanding about what works to prevent overdose from prescription and illicit opioids by developing and piloting, or rigorously evaluating novel primary or secondary prevention interventions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 12, 2018
Application Deadline: May 15, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreements Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Agricultural Health and Safety (U54) Inactive
Funding to operate a Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, which will conduct research and help translate scientific discoveries focused on improving worker safety and health in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and fishing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Accelerating the Prevention and Control of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands Inactive
Grants for integrated HIV, VH, STD, and TB prevention and treatment services at the client level, through enhanced collaboration at the jurisdiction and organizational program levels, specifically improving the collection, reporting, use, and sharing of surveillance data for HIV, VH, STD, and TB prevention. Applicants must provide proof of ability to serve populations in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and/or the Republic of Palau.
Geographic coverage: U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2017
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services