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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

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

Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and Follow-up Through Implementation Science (UG3/UH3)
Grants to promote research in colorectal cancer screening, follow-up, and referral-to-care among target populations for whom screening rates are below national standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 18, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 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
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 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
The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Populations (R01)
Funding to support research on the health status of sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex populations. An example of an eligible project is an epidemiological study to characterize SGM populations across the lifespan, by age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, education, occupation, social networks, family structures, and urban/rural or geographic locations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2018
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mobile and Connected Health Interventions to Improve Care Continuum and Health Outcomes among Youth with HIV (R01 and R34)
Grants to develop and test the next generation of interventions delivered through mobile health technology to improve diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, and viral suppression among youth living with human immunodeficiency virus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, 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
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: Feb 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
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): Jan 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in U.S. women.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2018
Sponsors: 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