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Rural Health Disparities – Funding & Opportunities

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs
Change leadership programs are designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
CMS Health Equity Award
Awards for organizations that are using the CMS Framework for Health Equity to advance health equity and reduce disparities in healthcare access, quality, and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2024
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
An intensive training experience to support the career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding to support innovative intervention research addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) which, if successful, would have a major impact on preventing, reducing, or eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity. Rural populations are a priority, among other populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
Clinical and Translational Science Award (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 17, 2024
Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research focused on developing and testing strategies that adapt/implement recommended guidelines of comprehensive clinical care for individuals with Type 2 diabetes from health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Care Models for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions from Populations that Experience Health Disparities: Advancing Health Care towards Health Equity (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding for research to study the effective adaptation, integration, and implementation of recommended guidelines of care of persons with multiple chronic conditions from populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)
Grants for innovative population-based research in how work or occupation influences health outcomes and health status among health disparity populations and how work functions as a social determinant of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 2/13/2024