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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.

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
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
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
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21)
Grants for exploratory developmental research to improve Native American health, including conducting secondary analysis of existing data, merging various sources of data to answer critical research questions, conducting pilot and feasibility studies, and/or assessing and validating measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 14, 2018
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 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
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2018
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s 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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 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
Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01) Inactive
Awards funding to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2017
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 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
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06) Inactive
Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Indian Health Service, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, 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, Office of Research on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services