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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.

Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge: Innovative Methods to Improve Postpartum Care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native Women
A prize competition to identify effective programs that can address equity of postpartum care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native beneficiaries enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP. An emphasis is on follow-up care for conditions associated with morbidity and mortality in the later postpartum period, including diabetes, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, hypertension, and substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health
Wisconsin Mobile Integrated Health for COVID-19 and Stroke Inactive
Funding to EMS agencies in Wisconsin to provide in-home, post-stroke discharge follow-up with a goal of reducing additional strokes and COVID-19 infections. The focus is on populations disproportionately impacted by stroke morbidity and mortality and those with higher risk of COVID-19 infections, including racial and ethnic minority populations and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Maryland COVID-19 and Overdose Response Grants Initiative Inactive
Funding to enhance or initiate projects in Maryland that address harms related to the COVID-19 pandemic among people who use drugs. The overall program goal is to reduce substance-related morbidity and mortality by optimizing services for people who use drugs by improving access to service entry points, leveraging non-traditional service delivery models, increasing the capacity and harm reduction competence of the healthcare workforce, and ensuring systems are responsive to local needs.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
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 and projects with a sustainability plan.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
New Jersey Rural Health Community Initiative Grant Inactive
Grants to decrease morbidity and mortality rates among vulnerable rural populations in New Jersey through outreach, prevention, and education-based initiatives. Priority areas include chronic disease prevention and management, maternal and child health, cancer incidence and mortality, and behavioral health risk factors such as tobacco use and unhealthy eating habits.
Geographic coverage: Rural regions of Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Hunterdon, Ocean, Salem, Sussex, and Warren counties in New Jersey.
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2021
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Health
Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R01 and R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research on the underlying causes and evidence-based methods of prevention of firearm injury, including crime prevention. Focus is on populations at risk for victimization and/or perpetration including health disparity populations and other populations that are disproportionately impacted by firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, 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) Inactive
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
Grants to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths Inactive
Provides funding to states, U.S. territories, and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant to reduce the number of prescription drug and opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events among individuals 18 years of age and older.
Geographic coverage: Eligibility is limited to states, U.S. territories, pacific jurisdictions, and tribal entities that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block grants.
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration Model Inactive
A 4-year demonstration program designed to increase access to opioid use disorder treatment services, improve physical and mental health outcomes for beneficiaries, and reduce Medicare program expenditures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services