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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Tobacco use

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

Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening in Texas
Grants to fund programs in Texas that focus on tobacco prevention and cessation or screening for early detection of lung cancer, with the goal of developing more programs across the state, providing greater access for underserved populations, and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco related cancers.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 13, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2020
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R01 and R21)
Grants to support observational or intervention research focused on reducing health disparities in tobacco use in the United States, including strategies to reach rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan Physician Investigator Research Award
Funding for Michigan physicians to explore research concerning quality, cost, or access to care through pilot studies, feasibility studies, or small research projects.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Kansas Health Foundation Impact and Capacity Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Kansas to build organizational capacity or to build external impacts in the areas of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, educational attainment, and civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
California Tribal Grants to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities Inactive
Grants for California American Indian tribes to reduce tobacco-related health disparities among American Indian Tribal populations and their service populations.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2019
Sponsor: California Department of Public Health
Minnesota Catalyst Funding Initiative Inactive
Grants and technical assistance for community-driven, culturally specific projects that support commercial tobacco control, healthy eating, and/or physical activity, especially those impacting social determinants of health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, The Center for Prevention
Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data (R01 and R21) Inactive
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: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Smoking Cessation in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations via Scalable Interventions (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for innovative and promising intervention research designed to improve smoking cessation outcomes among socioeconomically disadvantaged populations. 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
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Appalachian Kentucky Community Mini-Grant Funding Inactive
Grants to support evidence-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects to address challenges and improve the health of Appalachian populations in Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Rural Appalachian counties in Kentucky as designated by the Appalachian Regional Commission
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2019
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science