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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Minorities

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

Georgia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Georgia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01)
Funding to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24 Cooperative Agreement
Grants to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders, especially racial/ethnic males ages 13-24 at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 27, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, health and human services, quality of life, education, community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, public safety, and environmental sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
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: Jan 7, 2020
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
Communication and Decision Making for Individuals with Inherited Cancer Syndromes (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for projects that develop, test, and evaluate interventions and implementation approaches, or adapt existing approaches, to improve cancer risk communication between patients with an inherited susceptibility to cancer and providers so that affected individuals can make informed clinical risk management decisions. One focus of the program is tailored communication strategies that address the unique needs of members of underserved populations, such as low income, uninsured, minority, rural, low literate, low numerate, and non-English speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry
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