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IGC Small Grants

At the country-level, there is a focus on demand-led research. The IGC works across ten countries in Africa, including Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia and four countries in Asia, including Bangladesh, India (Central and Bihar), Myanmar and Pakistan.

The Boston Reentry Study: Analysis and Preparation of Public Use Data

In an era of historically high US incarceration rates, the transition from prison to the community of released prisoners has had far-reaching effects on the population and poverty dynamics of neighborhoods of concentrated disadvantage. Despite a large body of research studying the effects of incarceration, relatively few studies have analyzed in detail the process of leaving prison and entering a community.

Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations Exploratory/Developmental Grants (R21)

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) calls for research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, including both youth and adults who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other. This group encompasses individuals whose gender identity differs from the sex on their original birth certificate or whose gender expression varies significantly from what is traditionally associated with or typical for that sex.

Deadline: 

Friday, February 16, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Friday, October 16, 2020

Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R01)

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) calls for research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, including both youth and adults who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other. This group encompasses individuals whose gender identity differs from the sex on their original birth certificate or whose gender expression varies significantly from what is traditionally associated with or typical for that sex.

Deadline: 

Monday, February 5, 2018
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Monday, October 7, 2019
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Friday, June 5, 2020
Monday, October 5, 2020

Building Trust and Mutual Respect to Improve Health Care

The 2017 Building Trust and Mutual Respect to Improve Health Care call for proposals (CFP) will fund empirical research studies to help us better understand how to build trust and mutual respect to meet vulnerable patients’ health care needs. For this CFP, we would define vulnerable populations in a number of different ways, including the economically disadvantaged, diverse racial and ethnic populations, the uninsured, older adults, homeless individuals, and people with complex health and social needs (including people with acute behavioral health needs or multiple chronic conditions).

Deadline: 

Friday, October 13, 2017

The Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services

A call for research that evaluates the impact of the many changes now occurring in the healthcare system with a particular focus on cancer prevention, control, and treatment. Efforts focusing on improving access to care may also impact inequities that contribute to health disparities. New health public policy initiatives such as the new federal and state marketplaces that have expanded insurance coverage, as well as Medicaid expansion in some states, create natural experiments ripe for evaluation.

Deadline: 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) applications that propose to study the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of human genome research. These applications should propose single or mixed methods studies that break new ground, extend previous discoveries in new directions or develop preliminary data in preparation for larger studies. Of particular interest are studies that explore the implications of new or emerging genomic technologies or novel uses of genomic information.

Deadline: 

Friday, February 16, 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Monday, February 18, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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