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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 10, 2021
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, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
Funding to develop, adapt, and test interventions to address risk factors for cancer in rural populations. Applications should focus on primary prevention and assess and address one or more of the social and behavioral risk factors that contribute to cancer disparities in rural populations: tobacco use; diet, physical activity and weight; alcohol use; UV exposure; and HPV vaccination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Grants
Grants to prevent and reduce youth tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use across Virginia. Funding may be used for classroom-based instruction and for projects designed to reduce disparities in young people who are at elevated risk for being impacted by tobacco and nicotine (including rural youth).
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsor: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health Equity (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for observational or intervention research focused on reducing disparities in tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Populations of focus include older individuals, black Americans, Hispanics, people with low socioeconomic status, and people living outside metropolitan areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation Grant Program Inactive
Funding for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal healthcare facilities/systems for evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation projects, electronic nicotine delivery systems cessation, and "quit smoking" campaigns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska native village governments, which is central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities (R01 and R21) Inactive
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
Indiana Trailblazer Award Inactive
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. A priority is placed on projects that are focused on rural health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute