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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Mortality

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Maryland Harm Reduction Grants
Funding to support local health departments in Maryland to act as harm reduction authorities and hubs for comprehensive substance use disorder care. The program is designed to reduce substance-related morbidity and mortality by optimizing services for people who use drugs.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Grants for projects designed to reduce the incidence and impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in rural communities by improving systems of care, family supports, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding for Tribes to implement focused, community-based injury prevention programs and projects using evidence-based and promising strategies
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 and R21)
Grants to support exploratory, developmental, and multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indiana Trailblazer Award Inactive
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. A priority is placed on projects that are focused on rural health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology to improve the health of patients, families, and communities in rural and medically underserved areas experiencing diseases and conditions that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to examine mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity and/or testing the efficacy of interventions to reduce these disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 29, 2020
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP) Inactive
Grants for state, public, or private entities to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with occupationally-related coal mine dust lung disease through the provision of quality medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin Overdose Data to Action Community Prevention Grants Inactive
Multi-year funding to strengthen and enhance the capacity of communities to prevent morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses, including the implementation of strategies that prevent opioid overuse, misuse, use disorder, overdose, and opioid-related harms.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01) Inactive
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