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Rural Health
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.

Minnesota Health Disparities Pilot Grants
Grants to encourage community-initiated research and foster sustainable long-term collaboration between community-based organizations and academic researchers on research projects focused on reducing and eliminating health disparities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2022
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Expansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Underserved Populations
Grants to coordinate and expand evidence-based prevention services and cancer screening for underserved and rural areas of Texas without adequate access to healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Texas Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services
Grants for evidence-based cancer prevention services for medically underserved areas and populations in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening in Texas
Grants to fund programs in Texas that focus on tobacco prevention and cessation or screening for early detection of lung cancer, with the goal of developing more programs across the state, providing greater access for underserved populations, and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco related cancers.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
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: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country
Grants to support tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant Program
Grants to support rural primary care providers with the planning and implementation of quality improvement activities. Program objectives include increased care coordination, enhanced chronic disease management, and improved health outcomes for patients in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01, R03, and R21)
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: May 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cancer Health Equity Research Centers at Minority-Serving Institutions
Funding to support the formation of Cancer Health Equity Research Centers (CHERCs) designed to target cancer health disparities that are unique to a local or regional community. Applicants must be from Minority-Serving Institutions and are required to demonstrate that 30% of the planned research participants will be racial and ethnic minorities or live in rural or medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 16, 2022
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 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 and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services