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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Rural-urban differences

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

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): Feb 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities Inactive
A single grant for a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) to conduct research, knowledge translation, training, dissemination, and technical assistance activities to improve outcomes among people with disabilities who live in rural areas, including those from racial and ethnic minority groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01) Inactive
Research grants to link data from healthcare system records to mortality data to get an accurate understanding of the risk factors for, and the burden of, suicide among individuals seen in structured healthcare settings. Priority is given to studies of suicide risk and mortality in health disparity populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual/gender minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 2, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsors: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institute of Mental Health, 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
Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health Inactive
Grants for research on the implementation and impact of mechanisms to align the multiple delivery and financing systems supporting a Culture of Health. Studies should include a focus on health equity by examining the ability of system alignment mechanisms to assure all have the opportunity to achieve their full health potential, and to ensure no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or circumstance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation