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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.

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Addressing Disparities Research Grants
Funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare. Research that focuses on residents of rural areas is listed as a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Summer Health Professions Education Program
A free summer enrichment program designed to improve access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and those who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program
Funding and technical assistance for organizations that are providing substance use disorder prevention, outreach, and education focused on youth in low-income rural and urban areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, Sierra Health Foundation
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01)
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
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2020
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Practice-Based Research for Implementing Scalable Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions in Primary Care Settings (R01 and R34)
Grants to support research that tests scalable and sustainable prevention approaches for implementation in pediatric-serving primary care settings, with an emphasis on populations experiencing mental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
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
Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 13, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2020
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration