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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Statistics and data

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

Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data (R01 and R21)
Funding for projects that seek to integrate two or more independent data sets to answer novel cancer control and prevention questions with the goal of encouraging applications that incorporate Integrative Data Analysis methods to study behavioral risk factors for cancer, including tobacco use, sedentary behavior, poor weight management, and lack of medical adherence to screening and vaccine uptake. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Free Continuing Education Credit Activity: Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties of the United States
Medscape, LLC has partnered with CDC to provide online continuing medical education based on selected Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report journal articles, specifically an activity that describes the U.S. incidence of and deaths from cancer during the last decade.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medscape, LLC
NOSORH Rural Health Data Institute Inactive
An 8-part, web-based training for individuals who work with rural health data.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 19, 2018
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to states, local governments, and tribal jurisdictions to develop and implement a data-driven, coordinated, statewide or community-wide response system to assist with the identification, prevention, treatment, enforcement, and deterrence needed to address the opioid epidemic and its impact on youth and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2018
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to a single entity to provide data and conduct analysis to inform improvement efforts in Critical Access Hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) Inactive
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaboratives Program Inactive
Funding for Regional Coordinating Centers (RCC) that will establish regional networks and provide leadership and support for regional and statewide activities that will develop and establish systemic mechanisms to improve the prevention and treatment of sickle cell disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 30, 2016
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2017
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau