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Funding by Topic: Cancer

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
Improving Health in Rural America: Addressing the Leading Causes of Death
A technical assistance opportunity for states to develop and implement strategies to address the leading causes of death in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: National Governors Association
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program
Funding to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK)
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
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
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
Free Continuing Education Credit Activity: Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties of the United States
Medscape, LLC has partnered with CDC to provide online continuing medical education based on selected Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report journal articles, specifically an activity that describes the U.S. incidence of and deaths from cancer during the last decade.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medscape, LLC
Hearst Foundations Grants
Grants to support well-established nonprofit organizations working in the fields of education, health, culture, and social service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hearst Foundations