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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.

Technologies for Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42) Inactive
Funding to develop partnerships between innovative small business concerns and nonprofit research institutions resulting in improving minority health and the reduction of health disparities by commercializing innovative technologies. Rural populations are included in the listed health disparities priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Minority/Underserved Community Sites (UM1) Inactive
Offers funding to design and conduct cancer prevention, control, and screening/post-treatment surveillance clinical trials for minority/underserved populations, including rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Inactive
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Regional Rural Initiative to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities in California Inactive
Funding to implement and evaluate evidenced-based health promotion and health communication activities that are designed to reduce tobacco and nicotine use, tobacco-related disease rates, tobacco-related health disparities, as well as develop a stronger evidence base of effective tobacco use prevention and reduction programs with the goal of reducing tobacco-related disparities among rural communities of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsor: California Department of Public Health
Medication Assisted Treatment Delivery for Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders Involving Prescription Opioids and/or Heroin Inactive
Grants for large, randomized controlled trials or well-justified observational studies that compare the effectiveness for maternal and neonatal outcomes of different models for comprehensive opioid use disorder treatment delivery for pregnant and postpartum women with different levels of addiction severity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Inactive
Funding for academic research centers to participate in the network of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Awards funding for innovative, multi-level studies to test systems, infrastructures, and strategies that will accelerate the adoption of guideline-based recommendations into clinical care relevant to heart, lung, blood diseases, and sleep disorders. Vulnerable populations include medically underserved individuals, racial and ethnic minorities, low income groups, and rural-dwelling patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2018
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Health Equity Leadership Network Inactive
Application to become a part of the first cohort of health equity leaders from across Minnesota that will meet to identify common goals and develop a formal Minnesota Health Equity Leadership Network.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 2, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Minority AIDS Initiative: Service Integration Inactive
Grants to integrate evidence-based, culturally competent mental and substance use disorder treatment with HIV primary care and prevention services. The population of focus is individuals with a serious mental illness or co-occurring disorder living with or at risk for HIV and/or hepatitis in at-risk populations, including racial and ethnic minority communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in U.S. women.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services