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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: National Cancer Institute

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

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: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Health Literacy: Improving Outcomes in Serious, Advanced Illness
Funding for research focused on identification of the key barriers to effective end-of-life and palliative care health literacy in diverse settings and populations, and to create novel strategies, interventions, and models of care to improve health literacy, with the goal of improving outcomes for individuals with serious, advanced illness and their families and caregivers. 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: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, 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: Sep 7, 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
Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
Grants for observational and intervention research projects designed to reduce the burden of cancer and improve the quality of cancer care in rural areas among low-income and/or underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, 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): Sep 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R01 and R21)
Funding for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients, with the goals of optimized patient healthcare utilization, improved caregiver well-being, and improved patient physical health and psychosocial outcomes. 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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Smoking Cessation in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations via Scalable Interventions (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for innovative and promising intervention research designed to improve smoking cessation outcomes among socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. 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
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Media Environment (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to apply one or more innovative methodologies in communication research across the cancer control continuum, from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship, to end of life. 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: Oct 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R01 and R21)
Grants to support observational or intervention research focused on reducing health disparities in tobacco use in the United States, including strategies to reach rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01)
Funding to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services