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Funding opportunities for telehealth-related programs through Health and Human Services (HHS).

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Funding Opportunity Announcements

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Implementation Research on Telehealth Strategies to Support Retention in Care and Treatment among Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Patients and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clients

- Funds for evaluating the effectiveness of telemedicine to improve adherence to HIV prevention and treatment medication while also exploring the “implementability” of its practice into routine care.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

01/18/2022

HRSA

Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations

- National Cancer Institute (NCI) grants that support research into lowering social and behavioral cancer risks in rural areas. These risk factors may include tobacco use; diet, physical activity and weight; alcohol use; UV exposure; or HPV vaccination.

US organizations, both public and private.

01/18/2022

NIH/NCI

(R01 Clinical Trial Required)

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth in Cancer Care

- National Cancer Institute encourages research on underserved populations with worse cancer outcomes compared to the general population.

US organizations, both public and private.

03/08/2024

NIH/NCI

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth Strategies for Individuals with HIV and Substance Use Disorders

- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) research funding to explore and develop telehealth methods and strategies for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment for individuals living with HIV and substance use disorder.

US organizations, both public and private.

09/07/2024

NIH/NIDA

Virtual Living Room - Using Technology to Address the Critical Healthcare Needs of Veterans in Rural Areas

- This program supports organizations who can offer a comfortable, safe space to help veterans use VA telehealth services.

Applicants must be members of NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association exit disclaimer icon  and their community over an hour away from a VA Clinic or hospital

Ongoing

Veterans Affairs exit disclaimer icon 

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

- This program provides funding to develop community facilities in rural areas. Funds may be used to construct or improve facilities and includes utility services like telemedicine and distance learning equipment.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations representing rural areas.

Ongoing

USDA

Family Planning Telehealth Infrastructure Enhancement and Expansion Grants

- This program provides one-time funding to expand and enhance the telehealth infrastructure and capacity of their service delivery networks.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

Ongoing

HHS

Important information

Providers who receive federal funds must provide an equal opportunity to participate in, and benefit from, their programs and services by all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin (including language spoken), disability, age, and sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity).

Disability access

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) are federal civil rights law that prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities. These statutes require covered health programs and medical care providers to make their services, including telehealth services, available in an accessible manner. For more information on how to ensure that your programs and services are accessible to people with disabilities, please visit the HHS Office for Civil Rights webpage on Disability Access and ADA.gov.

Language access

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires recipients of federal financial assistance to take reasonable steps to make their programs and services, including telehealth services, accessible by individuals who are limited English proficient (LEP). For more information on how to ensure that your programs and services are accessible to people who are LEP, please visit the HHS Office for Civil Rights webpage on Language Access and LEP.gov.

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