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Rural Health
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.

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
Funding to support collection of population-based data on maternal and child health indicators that can be used to monitor the prevalence of maternal behaviors and experiences to inform programs, research, and systems changes that influence maternal and infant health. Component B of the program is Tribal surveillance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
South Carolina Health Priority Grants
Grants for projects that align with the mission of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation to promote and support healthier South Carolinians and increase access to healthcare for the economically disadvantaged.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
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
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: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 and R34)
Grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings. Under-resourced settings and populations include members of minority groups, other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, and people living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 25, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01 and R21)
Grants for research projects that use the existing cancer registry infrastructure by augmenting data already collected with additional information needed to understand health disparities among people diagnosed with cancer.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 8, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program
Grants to 1890 Land-Grant Institutions to support projects that strengthen the research, teaching, and extension capacity needed to advance fundamental sciences, as well as translational research and development in support of agriculture.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 10, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Wisconsin Community Grant Program
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin through education and outreach.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society