Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable R...

By National Institutes of Health
Government Grant





The purpose of this RFA is to solicit applications to develop, adapt, and test individual-, community- or multilevel interventions to address modifiable risk factors for cancer in rural populations. Proposals 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. Proposals should also assess and address myriad social determinants of health, cultural factors, and health care and technology access barriers that may contribute to rural cancer disparities. To date, there have been few intervention studies to address social and behavioral risk factors for cancer specifically in rural populations, and very little has been published on addressing the modifiable, non-geographic aspects of rurality that may contribute variance to cancer-related outcomes in rural populations. This FOA also encourages implementation science research, to incorporate efficacious cancer control int...


  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

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