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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Chronic respiratory conditions

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

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
Notice of Special Interest: Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding to encourage innovative health services research that will contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities at the healthcare system-level as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, 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
Palliative Care in Home and Community Settings Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research aimed at determining needs and best practices for the integration of palliative care into home and community settings. Applications should consider approaches that may be implemented in rural/remote areas, as well as urban areas, and that are sensitive to ethnicities and cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan Investigator Initiated Research Program
Funds Michigan-based applied research projects addressing the quality and cost of healthcare, access to care, and community health.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Physician Investigator Research Award
Funding for Michigan physicians to explore research concerning quality, cost, or access to care through pilot studies, feasibility studies, or small research projects.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Missouri Show-Me ECHO
Training for healthcare providers in Missouri that uses videoconferencing technology to connect a team of interdisciplinary experts with primary care providers.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Missouri School of Medicine
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program Inactive
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP) Inactive
Grants for state, public, or private entities to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with occupationally-related coal mine dust lung disease through the provision of quality medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Black Lung Data and Resource Center Inactive
Funding for a single entity to serve as a Black Lung Data and Resource Center that will work with Black Lung Clinics Program grantees to strengthen their ability to examine and treat respiratory and pulmonary impairments in active and inactive coal miners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Grant Program Inactive
Subcontract funding for Critical Access Hospitals in rural North Dakota for revenue cycle management analysis, chart audit activities, development of collaborative population health activities, and development of programming in response to identification of unmet community health and health service needs.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health