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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.

Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Comprehensive Primary Care
Funding to support capital infrastructure projects that aim to increase access to comprehensive primary care and integrated care services in rural and low-income communities throughout Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
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: Oct 16, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exploratory and Developmental Research Grant to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21)
Awards funding for exploratory/developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology improves healthcare quality and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2018
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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: Oct 16, 2018
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
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for projects that use computers, information technology, and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their healthcare providers. The program focus is on innovation and outreach in which information access can reduce health disparities and support underserved communities that bear a disproportionate burden of disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 22, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Dental Safety Net Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit Critical Access Dental providers in Minnesota to provide services for low-income and uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 26, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Mental Health Safety Net Grant Program
Grants to mental health centers and clinics in Minnesota that treat uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 26, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards
A monetary award for programs or projects that focus on supporting family and informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation