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Rural Health Disparities – Funding & Opportunities

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Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 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
NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for projects that use computers, information technology, and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their healthcare providers. The program focus is on innovation and outreach in which information access can reduce health disparities and support underserved communities that bear a disproportionate burden of disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 17, 2023
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Research Centers in Minority Institutions (U54)
Grants to institutions that offer doctorate degrees in the health professions or in a health-related science and have a historical and current commitment to educating underrepresented students, and for institutions that provide clinical services to medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 30, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A Strategic Approach to Advancing Health Equity for Priority Populations with or at Risk for Diabetes
Funding for evidence-based interventions to decrease risk for type 2 diabetes among adults with prediabetes and improve self-care practices, quality of care, and early detection of complications among people with diabetes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 20, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 15, 2023
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program
Grants to support the planning, development, and implementation of integrated healthcare networks within the Delta Region that collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic healthcare services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
WIC Community Innovation and Outreach Grants
Grants to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative outreach strategies to increase WIC awareness, participation, redemption of benefits, and reduce disparities in program delivery. Projects should focus on marginalized populations with disparities in access to WIC and other maternal and child health resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 9, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2023
Sponsors: Food Research & Action Center, Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition, Native American Agriculture Fund, UnidosUS
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to develop a product, process, or service with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined population groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 24, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for small businesses to develop products, processes, and services that can be used to improve minority health and/or reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities in one or more NIH-defined health disparity population groups. Technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 24, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 12, 2023
Application Deadline: May 12, 2023
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 1/31/2023