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Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and Follow-up Through Implementation Science (UG3/UH3)
Grants to promote research in colorectal cancer screening, follow-up, and referral-to-care among target populations for whom screening rates are below national standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 18, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developing New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
Grants for developing new clinical decision support to facilitate the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based research findings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Scaling Established Clinical Decision Support to Facilitate the Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
Grants for research projects designed to extend the implementation and evaluation of evidence-based clinical decision support beyond the initial clinical setting or institution in which it was originally developed and implemented, thereby extending the impact on clinical practice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies
Will fund one entity that is able to assist rural communities with conducting rapid data analyses and short term issue-specific rural research studies to understand the impact of current and proposed policies and regulations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in U.S. women.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 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: Apr 11, 2018
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
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21)
Grants for exploratory developmental research to improve Native American health, including conducting secondary analysis of existing data, merging various sources of data to answer critical research questions, conducting pilot and feasibility studies, and/or assessing and validating measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 14, 2018
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2018
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s 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)
Awards funding for innovative and promising intervention research designed to improve smoking cessation outcomes among socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for innovative, multi-level studies to test systems, infrastructures, and strategies that will accelerate the adoption of guideline-based recommendations into clinical care relevant to heart, lung, blood diseases, and sleep disorders. Vulnerable populations include medically underserved individuals, racial and ethnic minorities, low income groups, and rural-dwelling patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2018
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18)
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (R01)
Funding to support collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Commonwealth Fund Health Grants
Supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve healthcare practice and policy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Commonwealth Fund
Research Centers in Minority Institutions (U54) Inactive
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 deliver healthcare services, providing clinical services to medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Inactive
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NIH Health Disparities Research Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance for health professionals who commit to research projects related to health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01) Inactive
Research grants to link data from healthcare system records to mortality data to get an accurate understanding of the risk factors for, and the burden of, suicide among individuals seen in structured healthcare settings. Priority is given to studies of suicide risk and mortality in health disparity populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual/gender minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 2, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsors: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institute of Mental Health, 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
Addressing Disparities Research Grants Inactive
Offers funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare. Research that focuses on residents of rural areas is listed as a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 31, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants Inactive
Offers funding to research the comparative effectiveness of innovative features of healthcare systems; such as use of innovative technology, deployment of personnel, incentives, and organizational policies; that affect quality, outcomes, and/or efficiency of care. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 31, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards Inactive
Funds projects that encourage the integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders as members of the patient-centered outcomes research/clinical effectiveness research process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2017
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18) Inactive
Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects concerning the delivery of healthcare in inner-city and rural areas, including frontier areas. Priority research areas include quality, safety, cost, efficiency, and expansion of insurance coverage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Impact Project Inactive
Grants to support the use of health impact assessment to improve local health outcomes and to build the capacity of organizations to conduct health impact assessments to bring both health evidence and community voice to decisions made in sectors outside of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts
Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01) Inactive
Awards funding to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2017
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Support to create new agricultural safety and health knowledge and to assess and promote best safety and health practices.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS) Inactive
Grants to support agriculture and forestry occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Medication Assisted Treatment Delivery for Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders Involving Prescription Opioids and/or Heroin Inactive
Grants for large, randomized controlled trials or well-justified observational studies that compare the effectiveness for maternal and neonatal outcomes of different models for comprehensive opioid use disorder treatment delivery for pregnant and post-partum women with different levels of addiction severity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 25, 2017
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Pragmatic Clinical Studies to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes Inactive
Funding for research that compares two or more alternatives for addressing prevention, diagnosis, treatment, or management of a disease or symptom; improving healthcare system-level approaches to managing care; or eliminating health or healthcare disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 25, 2017
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area Inactive
Grants for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences with the goal of reducing the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents ages 2-19 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Expanding Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in the Context of the SAMHSA Opioid STR Grants (R21/R33) Inactive
Grants to test approaches for expanding medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the general healthcare sector or linking individuals who receive naloxone for the reversal of overdose to medication assisted treatment. Projects must be designed in the context of state plans for use of the funds authorized under the 21st Century Cures Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 20, 2017
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Data for Action: Leveraging Health Data for Actionable Insights Inactive
Grants for innovative research using data available from the Health Care Cost Institute and/or athenahealth databases.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 28, 2017
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming Inactive
Grants to support early career researchers from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to enhance research capacity, build the case for a Culture of Health through research, produce and translate timely results, and collaborate with researchers from diverse fields to create a healthier, more equitable future for all people.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2017
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute Inactive
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: May 12, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pipeline to Proposal Awards Inactive
Grants to build new collaborative teams of researchers, patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders with the goal of developing research proposals with robust patient engagement. Research priorities include assessment of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options; improving healthcare systems; communication and dissemination research; and addressing disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 20, 2017
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Change Leadership Programs Inactive
Four change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health. Helps develop and support leaders who are from or working with communities with limited resources and opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2017
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Exploratory and Developmental Research Grant to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21) Inactive
Awards funding for research related to projects on health information technology projects. Funding may be used for pilot/feasibility studies, data analysis, or economic analysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2017
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
HIV, HCV and Related Comorbidities in Rural Communities Affected by Opioid Injection Drug Epidemics in the United States: Building Systems for Prevention, Treatment and Control (UG3/UH3) Inactive
Funds to support two-stage research projects that inform community response and promote comprehensive, integrated approaches to prevent HIV and hepatitis C virus infection, along with associated comorbidities, such as hepatitis B virus infection and sexually transmitted diseases among people who inject drugs in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 10, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2017
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Research Dissemination Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to disseminate and market policy-oriented information for use by diverse audiences and policymakers at national, state, and community levels to inform and raise awareness of issues affecting rural health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
National Native Health Research Training Initiative Inactive
Grant to a single organization to help build capacity and disseminate new and best practices for American Indian and Alaska Native health research, and promote tribally-driven research activity through a variety of educational and training opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2016
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Healthy Eating Research - Building the Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity Inactive
Supports research on environmental and policy strategies designed to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among groups at highest risk for obesity: Black, Latino, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander children, and children who live in lower-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 3, 2016
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2016
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Development and Translation of Medical Technologies to Reduce Health Disparities (R43/44) Inactive
Awards funding to small business concerns to develop and test medical technologies aimed at reducing disparities in healthcare access and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 6, 2016
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2016
Sponsors: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming (for Midcareer Consultants) Inactive
Invites Mid-Career researchers from historically underrepresented groups to submit proposals to address questions related to childhood obesity, vulnerable populations, human capital, pioneer, public health, quality, and coverage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2016
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Services Planning Research in the Appalachian Region to Address Adverse Health Consequences Associated with Increased Opioid Injection Drug Use Inactive
Provides funding for services planning research grants to develop an understanding of the patterns, causes and effects of opioid injection drug use, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), HIV infection risk, and other adverse health consequences of drug use in Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian Region
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2016
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Research Center Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Grants to increase the amount of high quality, impartial, policy-relevant research to assist decision-makers to better understand problems faced by rural communities, and provide information that will improve access to healthcare and population health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health Pilot Grants Program Inactive
Funds pilot research projects focused on examining the social determinants of American Indian health with transdisciplinary teams.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 15, 2015
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2016
Sponsors: Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health, Sanford Research
Maternal and Child Health Research Program (R40) Inactive
Supports translational and applied research that addresses maternal and child health research issues, such as how to improve public health systems and infrastructure, reduce health disparities, increase quality of care, and/or promote the health of MCH populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2015
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community-Based Participatory Research (U01) Inactive
Awards funding for research on approaches to addressing health disparities and community engagement strategies in addressing health disparities in socially disadvantaged populations groups. These groups include Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 3, 2015
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2015
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Telehealth Focused Rural Health Research Center Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Awards funding to operate a telehealth focused research center which will work to assist rural health providers and governmental decision makers by increasing the amount of policy-relevant telehealth related research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2015
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots Inactive
Awards funding to research, document, and examine health conditions in the Appalachian region. Researchers should document health disparities; identify communities that have better than expected health outcomes; and identify community-based models and policy implications.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2015
Sponsor: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Rural Recruitment and Retention Analysis Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Will award funding for research designed to identify and assess trends, tools, resources, and successful strategies used by rural communities to recruit and retain needed staff across key sectors of the rural healthcare delivery system.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2015
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Testing Multi-Level Interventions to Improve Blood Pressure Control in Minority Racial/Ethnic, Low Socioeconomic Status, and/or Rural Populations (UH2/UH3) Inactive
Awards funds for research initiatives designed to reduce disparities in hypertension among high risk populations, including racial/ethnic minority groups, patients with low socioeconomic status, and individuals residing in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 13, 2015
Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2015
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, PCORI Addressing Disparities Program, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
System-Level Health Services and Policy Research on Health Disparities (R01) Inactive
Funds system-level health services and policy research that can contribute to the elimination of health disparities, with an emphasis on research related to minority, socioeconomically disadvantaged, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2014
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2015
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Minority/Underserved Community Sites (UM1) Inactive
Offers funding to design and conduct cancer prevention, control, and screening/post-treatment surveillance clinical trials for minority/underserved populations, including rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 8, 2013
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2014
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 12/14/2017