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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Poverty

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

Hillman Innovations in Care Program
Funding for nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and healthcare of vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, the homeless, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2019
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
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, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
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
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, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Research grants that address patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote positive health outcomes. Clinical trials are optional.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, 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
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Innovation in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program
Grants to support the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within a state for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD), with a special emphasis on medically underserved populations (based on poverty, rural geographic location, and/or populations that experience health disparities).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Technical Assistance Grant
Grants to help technical assistance providers in Minnesota work with new and existing for-profit, nonprofit, and cooperative self-service retail food establishments with needs-based assistance. The program goal is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services