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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health disparities

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

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs
Change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2019
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
National Rural Health Policy, Community, and Collaboration Program
Funding for a single entity to identify, educate, engage, and collaborate with rural stakeholders on national rural health and policy issues and promising practices in an effort to improve the health of people living in rural communities nationwide.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana Collective Impact Grants
Grants to grass-roots coalitions in Louisiana to identify a pressing community health issue and tackle the root causes of that issue through changes in policies, practices, social supports, and the physical environment.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Project Diabetes in Tennessee
Grants to implement primary prevention strategies to prevent and/or improve diabetes and obesity in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2019
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Tobacco Disparities Grant
Grants for disparities-based tobacco prevention and control activities in South Dakota that are aimed at reducing disparate tobacco use among youth and young adults, American Indians, pregnant women, Medicaid clients, spit tobacco users, and mental health and substance abuse populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 and R21)
Grants to support exploratory, developmental, and multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
Grants for research projects to improve understanding of the causes and reduce/eliminate health disparities for diseases considered high priority by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), including diabetes, obesity, hepatitis C, and others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services