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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.

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
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, 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
Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success
Funding to use the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to address one of the nation's top substance abuse prevention priorities in youth and adults. Awardees will identify the priority substance to develop strategies around in their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food as Medicine: Food Insecurity and HIV-related Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research projects that address how food insecurity effects HIV comorbidities, coinfections, and complications (CCCs) within the mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Applications focused on specific vulnerable populations such as racial or ethnic minorities, sexual or gender minorities, sex workers, unaccompanied youth, older people, people with disabilities, rural residents, or people living alone should consider how other societal factors, environmental barriers, and/or stigmas intersect with food insecurity and/or interventions for food insecurity in the context of CCCs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority Fellowship Program
Grants to nonprofit professional organizations representing substance use disorder treatment professionals to increase the knowledge of behavioral health professionals on issues related to the treatment and recovery support for racial and ethnic minority populations and improve the quality of services provided to them.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Higher Education Challenge Grants Program
Grants to colleges and universities to provide quality education necessary to produce baccalaureate or higher degree level graduates capable of strengthening the nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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): Mar 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services