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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.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Site Resource Grants Program
Seed funding to improve the reach of clinical research into underrepresented communities. Applications from rural and tribal research sites are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO)
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Risks for Abuse and Injury Among Vulnerable Children and Youth
Notice of Special Interest to fund research on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and risks for abuse and injury among vulnerable children and youth. Emphasis is placed on disparity populations related to abuse and neglect prior to the pandemic, as well as populations that have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Disparity populations include American Indians, Alaska Natives, LGBT youth, and children seen at rural emergency departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The PATIENTS Professors Academy
A 5-week online training program that prepares participants to learn about patient-centered practices within their work and communities. It is an opportunity to interact with and learn from a diverse population about how to engage communities in research. A focus is on populations most impacted by health inequity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2024
Sponsor: University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Indiana Community Health Partnerships Trailblazer Award
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity in Indiana. Priority is given to projects that are focused on rural health and projects with a sustainability plan.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to to encourage innovative health services research that can directly contribute to the improvement of health outcomes for people from all minority populations, which includes 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
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Pilot Project Program
Funding to support pilot projects for new and expanded research, prevention/ intervention, and education/translation activities in the area of occupational safety and health in Northwest farming, forestry, and fishing industries.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 3, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2024
Sponsor: Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
Promoting Indigenous Research Leadership Workshop
A 3 day workshop designed to promote the public health research careers of Indigenous and other early-career faculty working with Indigenous communities across the country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding: Addressing Substance Use
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects that focus on people with substance use disorders and/or individuals who use/misuse substances.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 4, 2024
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2024
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding: Broad Pragmatic Studies
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research designed to to improve patient care and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 4, 2024
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2024
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dissemination and Implementation Research to Advance Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health Preventive Interventions in School Settings
Notice of Special Interest for dissemination and implementation research to support innovative approaches to overcoming barriers to the adoption, adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions to support children's mental, emotional, and behavioral health in school settings. Health disparity populations, including individuals living in rural areas, are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services