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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.

Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will expand, enhance, and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State/Tribal/Territorial Partnership Initiative to Document and Sustain Disparity-Reducing Interventions Inactive
Grants for projects to demonstrate if modifications to existing evidence-informed interventions for specific health issues will improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities Inactive
Grants to establish 3 Centers of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance for healthcare practitioners working to address behavioral health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to expand opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the purpose of strengthening the eldercare workforce in rural communities that have disparities in healthcare access and delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to examine mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity and/or testing the efficacy of interventions to reduce these disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 29, 2020
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation Healthy Start Grants Inactive
Grants for projects focused on the social determinants of health, specifically access to quality early childhood care and education in rural and underserved areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry Inactive
Grants to plan, develop, operate, or participate in, postdoctoral training programs in the fields of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dental public health. Programs should prepare postdoctoral trained dentists to improve access to and delivery of oral healthcare delivery to low income, underserved, uninsured, underrepresented minority, health disparity, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Medical Association Community Health Grant Inactive
Grants for evidence-based projects that demonstrate 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
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
Sponsor: American Medical Association
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional] Inactive
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Maternal Health Innovation Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to serve as a technical assistance provider and resource center for State Maternal Health Innovation programs, Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management grantees, and other stakeholders working to improve maternal health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services