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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
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
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
Instructor Training Grants for Physical Activity Programs Inactive
Grants for local park and recreation agencies to train instructors in evidence-based physical activity programs that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life. Instructors must provide services to underserved populations, including populations of color, those living in/near the poverty level, those with limited access to healthcare and human services, rural and other remote geographic populations, and populations highly affected by chronic conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 26, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Recreation and Park Association
Rural Park and Recreation Agencies Learning Collaborative Grant Inactive
A 4-month learning collaborative for rural park and recreation agencies to explore and establish partnerships in communities to leverage assets and overcome the challenges faced when offering evidence-based programs and services in rural areas. The program is designed for agencies that offer evidence-based physical activity interventions that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for projects that propose to test implementation research strategies for optimally and sustainably delivering evidence-based interventions to reduce or eliminate cardiovascular and/or pulmonary health disparities, and that promote and improve population health in high-burden communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R01 and R21) Inactive
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 and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services