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Funding by Topic: Evaluation methods and resources

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

U.S. Healthcare System Brain Health and Alzheimer's Care Fellowship Program
A program for U.S. healthcare systems that focuses on improving rates of early detection in primary care settings through seed funding, implementation coaching based on the Early Detection Blueprint, and participation in monthly community of practice meetings. Applications from healthcare systems in both rural and urban areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2024
Sponsor: Davos Alzheimer's Collaborative
Technology-Enabled Collaborative Learning Program
Funding to evaluate, develop, and, expand the use of technology-enabled collaborative learning and capacity building models for healthcare providers and other professionals. The program is designed to improve retention of healthcare providers and increase access to health care services in rural areas, frontier areas, health professional shortage areas, or medically underserved areas and for medically underserved populations or native Americans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health (U54)
Funding for Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health (Ag Centers) to conduct high quality research and subsequently disseminate their findings and recommendations. Projects should result in audience appropriate products that contribute to improving the safety and health of agriculture, forestry, and fishing workers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO) Research Study
Opportunity for nursing homes to participate in a research study testing the Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO). The training focuses on the use of evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Participants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
HUD Distressed Cities and Persistent Poverty Technical Assistance (DCTA) Program
Technical assistance to build capacity of local governments experiencing economic distress, specifically in smaller communities with populations under 50,000. Assistance will help local governments and their nonprofit partners in alleviating persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Michigan Investigator Initiated Research Program
Funds Michigan-based innovative research projects that address health inequities; social determinants of health; and healthcare access, quality and cost.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Northwest Native American Research Center for Health Research Training Institutes
Research training programs designed for health professionals and students interested in native health. Courses emphasize practical skill-building in research, program evaluation, and implementation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Native American Research Centers for Health, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Quality Reporting and Peer Review Assistance for Rural Hospitals in Oklahoma
Customized technical assistance for rural hospitals in Oklahoma in the areas of evaluation, healthcare improvement, data, and reporting.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
A Cultural Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from chronic diseases and the prevalence of commercial tobacco use, prediabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, oral disease, and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services