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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health

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

Advancing HIV Service Delivery Through Pharmacies and Pharmacists (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Research funding designed to scale the delivery of HIV testing, prevention, and care services through pharmacists and pharmacies. This includes the advancement of training curricula to enable pharmacy students, pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmacy systems to deliver the spectrum of needed HIV services. Rural populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 13, 2024
Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01, R21, and R34 Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding to support research designed to improve health in Native American populations. Proposed research may address health promotion, disease prevention, treatment, recovery, or services research to inform intervention implementation and dissemination, and it must engage tribal partners and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 21, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
Understanding the Intersection of Social Inequities to Optimize Health and Reduce Health Disparities: The Axes Initiative (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research to examine the pathways through which social determinants of health (SDOH), and related biological, psychological, and behavioral factors impact health and health disparities. The primary populations of focus are those that experience health disparities in the U.S., including racial and ethnic minority populations, people with lower socioeconomic status, underserved rural populations, sexual and gender minority populations, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 14, 2025
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Implementation Science to Advance Maternal Health and Maternal Health Equity for the IMPROVE Initiative
Notice of Special Interest for research to address health disparities associated with pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated morbidity and mortality. Populations of focus include American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, and underserved rural populations, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research Using Implementation Science to Support the Delivery of Evidence-Based Practices in Community-Based Mental or General Medical Healthcare Settings
Notice of Special Interest for mental health services and implementation research to support the adoption and sustainability of evidence-based practices in community-based settings that deliver care to people with mental illness. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research
Notice of Special Interest for research to improve understanding of the determinants of firearm injury; the identification of those at risk of firearm injury; the development, piloting, and testing of innovative interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality; and the examination of approaches to improve the implementation of existing, evidence-based interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2026
Sponsors: 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
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Interventions to Promote Mental Well-Being in Populations that Experience Health Disparities through Social, Cultural, and Environmental Connectedness
Notice of Special Interest for research on intervention projects to promote mental well-being and/or prevent mental health problems by fostering social, cultural, or environmental connectedness in one or more populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2026
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dissemination and Implementation Research to Advance Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health Preventive Interventions in School Settings Inactive
Notice of Special Interest for dissemination and implementation research to support innovative approaches to overcoming barriers to the adoption, adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions to support children's mental, emotional, and behavioral health in school settings. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and Advance Health Equity in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research projects to develop, adapt, or implement intervention strategies to address social determinants of health to improve health and promote health equity in rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 17, 2024
Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health