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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: LGBT

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

Rosemary McKenzie Legacy Award
Honors an individual who has mobilized his/her community and has dedicated his/her life to improving the health of underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2018
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Samara Fund Grants
Provides funding for projects or organizations that serve the LGBTQ community or support HIV/AIDS services or prevention at the grassroots level in Vermont. In 2018, one of the priority service areas is rural areas outside of Chittenden County.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2018
Sponsor: Vermont Community Foundation
Health Information Outreach Award: Southeastern/Atlantic Region
Funding for projects in the Southeastern/Atlantic region that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals’ access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2018
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Populations (R01)
Funding to support research on the health status of sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex populations. An example of an eligible project is an epidemiological study to characterize SGM populations across the lifespan, by age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, education, occupation, social networks, family structures, and urban/rural or geographic locations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 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
New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
Funds projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
New York Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Services Program Inactive
Funding to implement breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening and follow-up services programs in order to reduce morbidity, mortality, and health-related disparities among residents of New York state.
Geographic coverage: New York
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2018
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Hillman Innovations in Care Program Inactive
Provides funds for nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and healthcare of vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, the homeless, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant Inactive
Grants to develop a comprehensive, collaborative, and evidence-based approach to: (1) enhance mental health services for all college students, including those at risk for suicide, depression, serious mental illness, and/or substance use disorders that can lead to school failure; (2) prevent mental and substance use disorders; (3) promote help-seeking behavior and reduce negative public attitudes; and (4) improve the identification and treatment of at-risk college students so they can successfully complete their studies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Disparities Research Grants Inactive
Offers funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare. Research that focuses on residents of rural areas is listed as a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 13, 2018
Application Deadline: May 16, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute