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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.

South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
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 25, 2021
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
Supports the dissemination and implementation of 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: Jan 27, 2021
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Externship in Addiction Psychiatry
A clinical shadowing program for minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention for racial/ethnic minorities and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Oregon Community Grant Program
Grants for projects that address the most pressing challenges in Oregon, including COVID-19, systemic racism and racial injustice, wildfires, and the under-investment and lack of infrastructure in under-resourced rural and marginalized communities across the state
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program
Grants for scholarship programs leading to either baccalaureate degrees within the Food and Agricultural sciences or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degrees in order to educate students in national need areas of the food and agricultural sciences and in rural economic, community, and business development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Texas Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services
Grants for evidence-based cancer prevention services for medically underserved areas and populations in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2021
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Cross-Cutting Evidence on Supports for Families with Young Children
Grants to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking to support the healthy development of young children. Research should focus on families of color, those living in rural areas, and other groups of families who experience gaps in access to supports and face disparities in outcomes related to health and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 16, 2021
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services