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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

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

PCORI Ambassador Program
A national volunteer network designed to engage healthcare stakeholders in strengthening the patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) community and increasing the dissemination of PCORI-funded​ research. PCORI supports research to give patients a better understanding of the prevention, treatment and care options available while considering potential for differences in treatment effectiveness among subpopulations, such as rural residents.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
PCORI COVID-19 Targeted Funding Inactive
Funding to support innovative studies in patient-engaged and patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research and the impact of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 26, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award: Stakeholder Convening Support Inactive
Funding for organizations and communities to hold convenings that include patients, researchers, clinicians, purchasers, payers, health system leaders, and other stakeholders. Convenings should focus on supporting collaboration around patient-centered outcomes research and clinical comparative effectiveness research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award: Capacity Building Inactive
Funds projects that encourage the integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders as members of the patient-centered outcomes research/clinical effectiveness research process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Addressing Disparities Research Grants Inactive
Funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare. Research that focuses on residents of rural areas is listed as a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants Inactive
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Medication Assisted Treatment Delivery for Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders Involving Prescription Opioids and/or Heroin Inactive
Grants for large, randomized controlled trials or well-justified observational studies that compare the effectiveness for maternal and neonatal outcomes of different models for comprehensive opioid use disorder treatment delivery for pregnant and postpartum women with different levels of addiction severity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute