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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.

Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and Follow-up Through Implementation Science (UG3/UH3) Inactive
Grants to promote research in colorectal cancer screening, follow-up, and referral-to-care among target populations for whom screening rates are below national standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 11, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Health and Climate Solutions Inactive
Grants for communities and organizations that have developed and implemented approaches that address the health impacts of climate change, while improving health equity. The overarching goal of the program is to study and share evidence-based approaches that help to build a healthy, equitable future on a rapidly warming planet.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Screening and Management of Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care: Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Evidence (R18) Inactive
Funding for projects to disseminate patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings directly to primary care practices and support practices in implementing PCOR clinical and organizational findings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 4, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program Inactive
Funding for projects focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Regional AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs) Inactive
Funding to operate an AIDS education and training center program that will train primary healthcare clinicians to improve healthcare and health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS. Centers must include training for providers serving minority, rural, and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2018
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration
Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program Inactive
Grants for initiatives that address cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary diseases by implementing policy and systems changes related to anti-displacement housing efforts that include land-use planning or affordability that addresses housing stability in communities in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
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