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Social Determinants of Health for Rural People – Funding & Opportunities

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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): Dec 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants Inactive
Grants to support planning activities for communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program Inactive
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; underserved and limited English-speaking populations; and communities with limited support programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans Inactive
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge Inactive
A challenge seeking innovative ideas to better understand health disparities in the areas of mental health, inflammatory bowel diseases, and cardiovascular disease. Populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority populations, as well as the rural and urban poor.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Johnson and Johnson Innovation
Increasing the Body of Knowledge for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health: Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants for organizations that wish to explore, plan, implement, or improve specific aspects of cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health. Priority is given to cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements designed to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health, the public health response to COVID-19, structural racism, and related issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs Inactive
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 5, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Training and Technical Assistance Providers for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program Inactive
Contracts with qualified training and technical assistance providers to work with local health departments that are awardees of the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program. Topic areas include addressing health equity in emergency response activities; public health communication; and contact tracing, testing, and vaccine administration.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants to implement and evaluate community interventions testing the impacts of (1) strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and (2) interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, 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

Last Updated: 6/29/2021