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Funding by Topic: Research methods and resources

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

Cancer Health Equity Research Centers at Minority-Serving Institutions
Funding to support the formation of Cancer Health Equity Research Centers (CHERCs) designed to target cancer health disparities that are unique to a local or regional community. Applicants must be from Minority-Serving Institutions and are required to demonstrate that 30% of the planned research participants will be racial and ethnic minorities or live in rural or medically underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2023
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Partnering Research and Community Organizations for Novel Health Equity Research: Addressing Health Systems Factors and Social Determinants of Maternal Health
Funding for established researcher-community partnerships to research the comparative effectiveness of multicomponent, multilevel interventions to improve maternal outcomes for individuals from maternal health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2023
Application Deadline: May 2, 2023
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Maternal and Child Health Secondary Data Analysis Research (MCH SDAR)
Funding to support applied research through analysis of existing databases and/or administrative records to improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of healthcare services and health outcomes for underserved maternal and child health populations. Underserved populations include indigenous and Native American persons, people in rural areas, persons otherwise adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 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 populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Wisconsin Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)
A summer internship for college students in Wisconsin. The internship provides hands-on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as assistance to local health departments.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Research Grants to Inform Firearm-Related Violence and Injury Prevention Strategies (R01)
Grants for research to inform the development or improvement of prevention programs, policies, or practices that have the potential to substantially reduce firearm-related violence, injuries, death, or crime within populations or settings experiencing elevated risk. Research focusing on rural and tribal communities is encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Research Grants to Rigorously Evaluate Innovative and Promising Strategies to Prevent Firearm-Related Violence and Injuries (R01)
Grants for investigator-initiated research to evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising strategies to prevent all forms of firearm-related violence and injuries. Research focusing on rural and tribal communities is encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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): Jan 17, 2023
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program
Grants for graduate student and faculty researchers with the goal of encouraging the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers, especially early career researchers, who are interested in agricultural health and safety research.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
HHS COVID-19 and Health Equity Impact Fellowship
A mentored fellowship opportunity located in Washington, D.C. to conduct policy research and participate in quantitative data analyses on topics such as social determinants of health; health equity; access to healthcare services for at risk populations; and analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency care services, maternity care, and/or the HIV population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services