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Funding by Topic: Cardiovascular disease

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

Community Health Grant
Grants for making focused, measurable results in community health and medical education programs, with priority given to services that target the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2017
Sponsor: American Medical Association
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
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R01 and R21)
Grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living, or spending time, in non-traditional settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2018
Sponsors: 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
Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for innovative, multi-level studies to test systems, infrastructures, and strategies that will accelerate the adoption of guideline-based recommendations into clinical care relevant to heart, lung, blood diseases, and sleep disorders. Vulnerable populations include medically underserved individuals, racial and ethnic minorities, low income groups, and rural-dwelling patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2018
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Hearts Northwest: Improving Practice Together
Provides 15 months of technical assistance to small-to-medium-sized primary care practices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Practices will create plans to utilize health information technology and data reporting for quality improvement, and will receive assistance in implementing external practice quality improvement related to heart health.
Geographic coverage: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program Inactive
Provides support for initiatives that address prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary diseases in underrepresented minority populations of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Inactive
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services