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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.

Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. The purpose of the program is to support researchers at minority serving institutions that are exploring how the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can better meet the healthcare needs of racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with limited English proficiency, rural populations, and individuals adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indiana Trailblazer Planning Grant
Funding for the development of community-university partnerships to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity to result in future collaborative research proposals. Indiana CTSI has an interest in projects that are focused on rural health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Grants
Grants to support community-based organizations providing direct services, education, or research in the areas of HIV and AIDS, with priority given to smaller communities and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 2, 2022
Sponsor: The Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation
New Models of Integrated HIV/AIDS, Addiction, and Primary Care Services (R01 and R34 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects that develop or test innovative models of care which integrate HIV, substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment with primary care services. Research in states and counties identified in the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative, including areas with the highest rural HIV burden, are specifically encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Enhancing Social Connectedness and Ameliorating Loneliness to Prevent and Treat SUD and Support Recovery (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for exploratory/developmental research to better understand the role of social connectedness and/or loneliness in prevention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorders. One of the research topics of interest include the dynamics of social connectedness/loneliness between rural versus urban communities and across different racial and ethnic groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology
Funding to address emerging challenges that inhibit the development, use, and/or advancement of health information technology. Projects should address one of two areas: (1) health equity and social determinants of health through innovative, open-source technology tools and electronic health records; and (2) the use of equity-enhancing patient-generated health data for clinical care and research. Populations of focus include indigenous persons, Pacific Islanders, and people who live in rural areas, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 30, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 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: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R01 and R21)
Funding for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients, with the goals of optimized patient healthcare utilization, improved caregiver well-being, and improved patient physical health and psychosocial outcomes. Special consideration is given to studies targeting medically underserved and underrepresented populations, including patients-caregivers in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Palliative Care in Home and Community Settings Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research aimed at determining needs and best practices for the integration of palliative care into home and community settings. Applications should consider approaches that may be implemented in rural/remote areas, as well as urban areas, and that are sensitive to ethnicities and cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services