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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Illinois National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, dentists, and psychiatrists who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
MoCAP Program
Technical assistance and consulting services for organizations pursuing federal or national funding for health and/or prevention focused programs.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program
Funding for feasibility studies that will result in economic development in rural areas of Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including feasibility studies for healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Direct Relief Partnership Network
A partnership program for healthcare facilities that extends medication access to patients who are unable to afford prescriptions, reduces procurement costs of medications and supplies, and leverages resources to foster healthier communities. Partner facilities order online from Direct Relief's pharmaceutical inventory.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Direct Relief
National School Lunch Afterschool Snack Program
Funding for schools and residential child care institutions to provide afterschool snacks to low-income children who participate in the National School Lunch program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Palliative Care in Home and Community Settings Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research aimed at determining needs and best practices for the integration of palliative care into home and community settings. Applications should consider approaches that may be implemented in rural/remote areas, as well as urban areas, and that are sensitive to ethnicities and cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mercer University School of Medicine Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences Stipend and Assistantship Opportunity
Stipend and assistantship opportunity for the 2022-2023 academic year that provides a stipend and tuition waiver while working on a Ph.D. in Rural Health Sciences at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia. The program is designed to prepare students for research careers focused on improving the health of rural areas using multidisciplinary approaches.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 1, 2022
Sponsor: Mercer University School of Medicine
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grant Program
Grants designed to create opportunities for economic development and improved quality of life in Appalachian Alabama. Project goals include economic opportunities, critical infrastructure, leadership/community capacity, natural/cultural assets, and workforce (including healthcare initiatives).
Geographic coverage: Counties in Appalachian Alabama.
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Appalachian Regional Commission
Maryland Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Maryland residents who provide public service in Maryland, such as nurses, counselors, teachers, lawyers, therapists, and social workers that serve low-income, underserved, or underrepresented populations.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Grants and Guaranteed Loans
Financing and grant funding for agriculture producers and rural small businesses to purchase, install, and construct renewable energy systems or complete energy efficiency improvements. An example of a potential project may be the installation of solar panels for hospitals or clinics to improve energy costs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development