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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.

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
Addressing Disparities Research Grants
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 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
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
Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01)
Research grants to link data from healthcare system records to mortality data to get an accurate understanding of the risk factors for, and the burden of, suicide among individuals seen in structured healthcare settings. Priority is given to studies of suicide risk and mortality in health disparity populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual/gender minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Practice-Based Research for Implementing Scalable Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions in Primary Care Settings (R01 and R34)
Grants to support research that tests scalable and sustainable prevention approaches for implementation in pediatric-serving primary care settings, with an emphasis on populations experiencing mental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
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, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2020
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Evaluating Practice-based Programs, Policies, and Practices from CDCs Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program: Expanding the Evidence to Prevent Sexual Violence
Grants to evaluate practice-based prevention approaches to increase the evidence for sexual violence prevention programs, policies, or practices that have traction within the sexual violence field and are, therefore, feasible to implement by practitioners and acceptable to communities. Proposals to address the needs of communities experiencing disproportionate burden of sexual violence, including tribal populations, rural communities, and other geographically underserved areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults
Funding to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use and opioid use disorder in older adults in primary care settings, especially in settings with large segments of socially at-risk older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services