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Conducting Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation – Funding & Opportunities

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Multi-Level HIV Prevention Interventions for Individuals at the Highest Risk of HIV Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Research grants for projects that test the effectiveness of multi-level interventions to prevent HIV in high-risk health disparity populations or subgroups in one or more geographic areas with a high rate of new HIV infections. Individuals from rural areas are considered a health disparity population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Research Dissemination Program Inactive
Funding to disseminate and promote Federal Office of Rural Health Policy funded rural health services research to diverse audiences, including decision makers and rural stakeholders at national, state, and community levels, with the goal of informing and raising awareness of key policy issues important to rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, 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
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Inactive
Funding to support collection of population-based data on maternal and child health indicators that can be used to monitor the prevalence of maternal behaviors and experiences to inform programs, research, and systems changes that influence maternal and infant health. Component B of the program is Tribal surveillance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to examine mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity and/or testing the efficacy of interventions to reduce these disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 29, 2020
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
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 Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement to operate a telehealth focused research center that 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: May 1, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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): Mar 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Research Center Program Inactive
Cooperative agreement to increase the amount of high quality, impartial, policy-relevant research to assist providers and decision-makers in better understanding problems faced by rural communities, and provide information that will improve access to healthcare and population health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults Inactive
Funding to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use and opioid use disorder in older adults in primary care settings, especially in settings with large segments of socially at-risk older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations Inactive
Grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Last Updated: 11/6/2020