New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

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    Utah State Primary Care Grant Program
    Offers funding to public entities, community-based organizations, and referral networks in Utah to enhance or expand primary care services offered to low-income populations who are not eligible for CHIP or Medicaid.
    Geographic coverage: Utah
    Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
    Expanding the 3E's Grant Program (Expand3E)
    Expand3E is a program that rewards the expansion of existing nutrition education programs in public schools in Texas.
    Geographic coverage: Texas
    Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
    Michigan Community Health Matching Program
    Grants for nonprofit organizations to develop and evaluate new approaches that increase access to healthcare, address public health issues, improve quality of care, and enhance efficiency of health systems in Michigan.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
    Michigan Investigator Initiated Research Program
    Funds Michigan-based applied research projects addressing the quality and cost of healthcare, access to care, and community health.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
    Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model
    An advanced primary care medical home model designed to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The redesign will give practices financial resources and flexibility to make quality and efficiency of care investments and reduce unnecessary health care costs.
    Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
    Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2017
    Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24 Cooperative Agreement (Prevention Navigator)
    Grants to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders, especially racial/ethnic males ages 13-24 at risk for HIV/AIDS, including males who have sex with other males. The program will place a particular emphasis on those individuals who are not in stable housing in communities with high incidence and prevalence rates of substance misuse and HIV infection.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017
    Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW)
    Grants to expand comprehensive treatment, prevention, and recovery support services for women and their children in residential substance use treatment facilities, including services for non-residential family members of both the women and children.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017
    Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01)
    Awards funding to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 12, 2017
    Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
    Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
    Missouri Health Professional Nursing Student Loans
    Offers forgivable loans to students pursuing careers as licensed practical nurses or professional nurses in exchange for service in an underserved area in Missouri upon completion of education.
    Geographic coverage: Missouri
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Missouri Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
    Healthy Hearts Northwest: Improving Practice Together
    Provides 15 months of technical assistance to small-to-medium-sized primary care practices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Practices will create plans to utilize health information technology and data reporting for quality improvement, and will receive assistance in implementing external practice quality improvement related to heart health.
    Geographic coverage: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: The MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
    Texas Small Towns Environment Program (STEP)
    Provides funds for water and sewer infrastructure improvements utilizing self-help methods.
    Geographic coverage: Texas
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
    The Two Georgias Initiative Phase I: Community Health Partnership (CHP) & Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)
    Grants to support the statewide establishment of rural Community Health Partnerships with the vision and capacity to implement Community Health Improvement Plans that achieve measurable and sustainable improvements in rural health equity.
    Geographic coverage: Georgia
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
    California County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Loan Repayment Program
    Assists with the repayment of qualified educational loans for primary care professionals who provide healthcare services at an approved site located in a County Medical Services Program (CMSP) area in California.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2017
    Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
    Tribal Undergraduate Research Training and Learning Experiences (TURTLE)
    Ten-week summer research program for Native American behavioral health undergraduate students, located at the University of North Dakota.
    Geographic coverage: North Dakota
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsors: Seven Generations Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
    Wisconsin Grants to Support People with Disabilities
    Grants to nonprofit organizations, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and government agencies to support long-term care services for Wisconsin residents with disabilities.
    Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
    Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2017
    Sponsor: UnitedHealthcare
    North Dakota Health Information Technology Fund
    Provides low-interest loans to healthcare entities in North Dakota for health information technology infrastructure projects.
    Geographic coverage: North Dakota
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
    Community Facility Loans
    Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
    Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation (Western RCAC)
    Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund
    Grants to support innovative ideas and approaches that provide solutions for problems affecting the health and well-being of Missouri's individuals and communities most in need.
    Geographic coverage: Missouri
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
    Mississippi State Medical Education Forgivable Loan
    Offers forgivable loans to medical students in Mississippi in exchange for agreeing to work in a geographic shortage area, state-operated health institution, or community health center upon completion of education.
    Geographic coverage: Mississippi
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Rise Up Mississippi
    Don Tesdall Rural Iowa Award
    Offers an annual scholarship to a 2nd or 3rd year medical student at the University of Iowa who is from a small town in Iowa and an active member in the University of Iowa Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG).
    Geographic coverage: Iowa
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians
    Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship Fund
    Scholarships for students in Iowa seeking careers in high-need healthcare fields.
    Geographic coverage: Iowa
    Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Iowa Hospital Association
    Utah EMS Competitive Grants Program (Fiscal Year 2018)
    Provides grants to Utah EMS agencies for expenses related to the provision of emergency medical services, including defibrillators, accessories, or upgrades and other medical equipment.
    Geographic coverage: Utah
    Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Utah Department of Health
    Michigan Building Healthy Communities Elementary School Program
    Helps Michigan elementary schools to undergo a healthy school transformation, which will involve infusing healthy nutrition, education, and physical exercise throughout the school environment to increase children's health, fight childhood obesity, and improve academic achievement.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
    Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program
    Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
    Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
    Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2017
    Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
    North Carolina Community Health Center Grant Program
    Provides grants for nonprofit primary care safety net organizations to increase access to primary medical and preventive care in North Carolina.
    Geographic coverage: North Carolina
    Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2017
    Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
    Rural Fire Safety Symposium
    Opportunity to attend the Rural Fire Safety Symposium on May 12-13, 2017 in the Boston area that will bring together representatives from rural fire departments across North America.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA)
    Pays medical education student loan debt for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
    Geographic coverage: Georgia
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
    Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program
    Awards funding to improve local fire protection, including related emergency services and construction, along with the development and improvement of community facilities.
    Geographic coverage: Arkansas
    Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2017
    Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Rural Services
    Health Careers Training Program (HCTP) Mini Grants
    Offers support for health career conferences and workshops and health career exploration programs in California, especially those serving underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2017
    Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
    Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
    Offers grants to tribal colleges or universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environmental, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2017
    Sponsor: USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
    Indiana SIA Foundation Grants
    Offers funding for capital projects related to health and welfare; arts and culture; and education in Indiana.
    Geographic coverage: Indiana
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: SIA Foundation Inc.
    Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program
    Grants to 4 national training and technical assistance (TTA) providers that will work collaboratively to develop the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Network and support the delivery of TTA to current and future site-based COAP grantees, prescription drug monitoring programs, and their stakeholders.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2017
    Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
    Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program
    Grants to city, county, and state governments to expand opioid abuse prevention and education efforts while also promoting treatment and recovery.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2017
    Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
    Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches
    Grants to identify innovative approaches to significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of youth violence among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged at-risk youth. MYVP II will support interventions tailored to at-risk racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged youth (ages 12-18 years) and requires coordinated, multi-discipline approaches that should address public health, education, and public safety concerns; disparities in access to public health services; social determinants of health; and risk and protective factors.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
    American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative
    Grants to support the development and implementation of evidence-based models and/or promising practices to help address historical and generational trauma existing in AI/AN communities with the goal of increasing resiliency and protective factors within AI/AN youth.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
    Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
    Funding for states, tribes, and local governments to plan, implement or expand a criminal justice and mental health collaboration program.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
    Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
    Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
    Funding to develop Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects that support volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs in communities that do not currently have RSVP programs.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 7, 2017
    Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
    Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
    Economic Development Assistance Programs
    Grants support the implementation of regional economic development, including public works projects and job creation projects. Past projects have included funding for water and wastewater projects in hospitals and healthcare facilities, and road infrastructure projects that would support the expansion of healthcare facilities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
    Injury Prevention Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
    Funding to promote the capacity of tribes to build sustainable evidence-based injury prevention programs, with priority on prevention of motor vehicle crash related injuries and unintentional fall injuries.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2017
    Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Colorado Resource for Emergency Education And Trauma and Grants (CREATE)
    A reimbursement grant program that assists EMS and Trauma entities with training and education to improve the emergency and trauma system in Colorado.
    Geographic coverage: Colorado
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
    Minnesota Rural Hospital Planning and Transition Grant
    Grants to help small, rural hospitals create or implement an existing strategic plan that will preserve access to health services or respond to changing conditions.
    Geographic coverage: Minnesota
    Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2017
    Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
    North Carolina State Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to behavioral health workers who provide primary and psychiatric care and agree to practice in rural and other underserved areas of North Carolina.
    Geographic coverage: North Carolina
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
    Michigan Good Food Fund
    Offers grants for projects that focus on workforce development and job training in underserved communities, healthy foods consumer education, or expansion of locally grown, healthy food offerings. Also offers loans for businesses and nonprofit organizations working to increase access to healthy food in Michigan.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Hillman Innovations in Care Program
    Provides funds for nurse-driven models of care focused on patient- and family-centered approaches that challenge conventional strategies, improve health outcomes, lower costs, and enhance patient and family caregiver experience.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2017
    Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
    Mississippi Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Program (CAP)
    Provides loans to municipalities and counties in Mississippi for the improvement of public facilities and infrastructure, including hospitals, sewer systems, and water supply systems.
    Geographic coverage: Mississippi
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Mississippi Development Authority
    Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture
    Grants to support programs for local public facility and housing planning activities.
    Geographic coverage: Texas
    Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2017
    Sponsor: Texas State Office of Rural Health
    California Dental Materials and Supplies Grant
    Supports nonprofit organizations with the dental supplies and materials necessary for dental operations and oral health services for low-income, underserved populations in California.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: California Dental Association
    Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
    Honors healthcare delivery organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2017
    Sponsor: American Hospital Association
    School Grants for Healthy Kids
    Awards funding to support school breakfast and physical activity programs.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2017
    Sponsor: Action for Healthy Kids
    Entergy Micro Grants
    Provides grants for projects that effectively impact arts and culture; community improvement/enrichment; education and literacy; the environment; or healthy families.
    Geographic coverage: Communities within Entergy's service area in Arkansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Vermont
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
    Michigan Community Grant Award
    Offers grants to organizations engaged in rural community development work in Michigan, with priorities including broadband, health, housing, and transportation.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
    Sponsor: Michigan Rural Council
    Wyoming State Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse midwives who agree to serve in at a National Health Service Corps site.
    Geographic coverage: Wyoming
    Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2017
    Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
    Wyoming Provider Recruitment Grant Program
    Provides funding to hospitals, clinics, physicians and other agencies to enhance physician recruitment ability in medically underserved areas of Wyoming.
    Geographic coverage: Wyoming
    Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2017
    Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
    Minnesota Health Disparities Pilot Grants
    Grants to encourage community-initiated research and foster sustainable long-term collaboration between community-based organizations and academic researchers on research projects focused on reducing and eliminating health disparities in Minnesota.
    Geographic coverage: Minnesota
    Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 27, 2017
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
    Sponsor: University of Minnesota
    Minnesota Healthy Communities: Health Equity in Action
    Awards funding for projects in Minnesota that focus on the social and economic conditions affecting health and health equity.
    Geographic coverage: Minnesota
    Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
    ACT Health IT: Health Information Technology (HIT) Training for Healthcare Professionals
    Online, no-cost Health Information Technology training courses for healthcare professionals that are designed to help prepare for the transition to value-driven care; enhance skills to work more efficiently; and build teams to improve care delivery, quality, and support.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
    Sponsors: Johns Hopkins University, Normandale Community College
    Montana Healthcare Foundation Large Grants
    Awards funding for projects and programs in Montana that focus on behavioral health, American Indian health, and partnerships that will lead to better health.
    Geographic coverage: Montana
    Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 7, 2017
    Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2017
    Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
    Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants
    Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, health, and hospitals. Specific project initiatives include food and hunger; economic development; daycare programs; hospital and healthcare agencies; health screenings; health education; AIDS/HIV prevention and education; and equipment for healthcare facilities.
    Geographic coverage: Available in 27 states.
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
    Michigan State Loan Repayment Program (MSLRP)
    Offers loan repayment for primary medical, dental, and mental healthcare providers who agree to provide healthcare services in Health Professional Shortage Area of Michigan.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
    Alliant Energy Community Grants Program
    Awards funding to communities in Iowa and Wisconsin for projects and programs working in the areas of civic development, culture, arts, education, environment, and human services. Past projects have included funding for equipment, school gardens, wellness programs, and job training programs for nurses.
    Geographic coverage: Iowa and Wisconsin
    Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Alliant Energy
    Newman's Own Award
    Offers grants to organizations working to improve the quality of life for military members and their families, including job training, housing, caregiver support, and mental health programs.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
    Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation
    National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
    Provides loan repayment funding to primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2017
    Sponsor: National Health Service Corps
    Montana MedStart Summer Camp
    Offers a week-long summer camp for Montana sophomores and juniors, designed to introduce healthcare careers.
    Geographic coverage: Montana
    Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2017
    Sponsor: Montana Area Health Education Center
    Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship
    Awards scholarships to osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine, who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
    Geographic coverage: Kansas
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
    Community Impact Grants Program
    Funding for nonprofit organizations and public agencies in the United States that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Grants are given in the form of gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services to support the renovation, refurbishment, retrofitting, accessibility modifications, and/or weatherization of existing homes, centers, schools and other similar facilities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Home Depot Foundation
    Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
    Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger, nutrition, women's economic empowerment, career opportunities, and sustainability.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
    Kansas Health Foundation Impact and Capacity Grants
    Grants to organizations in Kansas to build organizational capacity or to build external impacts in the ares of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, or civic engagement.
    Geographic coverage: Kansas
    Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
    Ohio EMS and Trauma System Grant
    Awards funding to Ohio EMS agencies for training of personnel; purchase of equipment and vehicles; or research related to EMS practices and procedures.
    Geographic coverage: Ohio
    Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Ohio Emergency Medical Services
    North Carolina Ribbon of Hope Mini-Grants Program
    Supports activities that establish or expand local programs in health, science, and education that serve identified needs of local North Carolina communities.
    Geographic coverage: North Carolina
    Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2017
    Sponsor: North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
    Virginia Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program
    Offers grants to Virginia EMS agencies and organizations for equipment and vehicles; training and education; and recruitment and retention projects.
    Geographic coverage: Virginia
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
    Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants
    Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awards are broad in range, but include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
    Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
    Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program
    Provides scholarships for Native Hawaiians entering various healthcare professions who agree to work for at least 2 years at an eligible service setting in Hawaii.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Papa Ola Lokahi
    Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarship
    Healthcare scholarships for individuals currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school in healthcare fields. Preference will be given to current hospital employees, particularly those working in a hospital that is licensed for 25 or fewer acute beds.
    Geographic coverage: Kansas
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsors: Kansas Association of Health Care Executives, Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation, Kansas Hospital Human Resources Association
    Iowa Health Professional Recruitment Program (HPRP)
    Offers loan repayment assistance for graduates of Des Moines University's osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a shortage area of Iowa.
    Geographic coverage: Iowa
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Des Moines University
    Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Mini-Grant Program
    Offers small grants to support health improvement projects in Arkansas.
    Geographic coverage: Arkansas
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas
    Oklahoma Rural Medical Education Scholarship Loan Program
    Offers a forgivable loan to students pursuing careers as primary care physicians who agree to practice in rural Oklahoma upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Physician Manpower Training Commission
    Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity
    Grants to regional partnerships that are working to improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations, develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity, increase the diversity of the health workforce, and/or increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
    Area Health Education Centers
    Grants to develop and enhance education and training networks within communities, academic institutions, and community-based organizations. The networks support the Bureau of Health Workforce’s strategic priorities to increase diversity among health professionals, broaden the distribution of the health workforce, enhance healthcare quality, and improve healthcare delivery to rural and underserved areas and populations.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2017
    Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
    Technical Assistance Outreach Initiative to Strengthen Indian Tribes’ Capacity to Address Violence Against Women
    Grant for a national project to provide culturally specific technical assistance to build the capacity of tribal governments, tribal justice system professionals, and victim services providers to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2017
    Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2017
    Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
    Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
    Offers loans and grants to assist in the economic development of rural areas, including funds for healthcare facilities and equipment; telecommunications networks; and job creation projects.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: USDA Rural Development
    Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorships
    Offers a paid, 6-week educational experience for healthcare professions students who want to learn more about healthcare provision in rural settings. Preceptor locations are located in Illinois.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2017
    Sponsor: National Center for Rural Health Professions
    Migrant Health Scholarship
    Offers scholarships to individuals pursuing or continuing their career in the migrant health field, thus contributing to the development of Community/Migrant Health Center workforce.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2017
    Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
    South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program
    Offers cash awards to physicians and advanced practice professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of South Carolina.
    Geographic coverage: South Carolina
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
    Drug Free Communities Support Program
    Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    Prevention of Opioid Misuse in Women: Office on Women Health Prevention Awards (OWHPA)
    Grants for projects designed to prevent the misuse of opioids by women across the lifespan, with a focus on primary or secondary prevention efforts.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 16, 2017
    Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health
    Mississippi Rural Medical Scholars Program
    Offers a 5-week summer program to expose junior and senior high school students to the day-to-day practice of medicine in rural areas and academic requirements necessary to become a physician.
    Geographic coverage: Mississippi
    Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2017
    Sponsor: Mississippi State University Extension Service
    Arkansas Rural Health Services Revolving Fund
    Offers funding to rural Arkansas communities to help them retain basic medical services and implement new, innovative approaches to health and healthcare.
    Geographic coverage: Arkansas
    Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2017
    Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
    Susan G. Komen Affiliate Community Health Grants
    Funding for breast cancer education, screening, and treatment projects that benefit underserved populations.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
    Missouri Nurse Loan Repayment Program
    Provides loan repayment assistance to doctoral nurses, advanced practice nurses, and registered nurses who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Missouri.
    Geographic coverage: Missouri
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Missouri Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
    Missouri State Loan Repayment Program
    Provides loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians and dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Missouri.
    Geographic coverage: Missouri
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
    ACF Strengthening Organizations Grant
    Offers grants to nonprofit organizations in Alaska for organizational development, leadership development, building collaborations with the community, and evaluation of organizational effectiveness.
    Geographic coverage: Alaska
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
    Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Grants
    Provides funding to alcoholism prevention and education programs.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Christopher D. Smithers Foundation
    Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Grants and Guaranteed Loans
    Provides financial assistance to agriculture producers and rural small businesses to purchase, install, and construct renewable energy systems or complete energy efficiency improvements. An example of a potential funded project may be the installation of solar panels for hospitals or clinics to improve energy costs.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
    Sponsor: USDA Rural Development
    Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
    Provides support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
    Geographic coverage: Colorado
    Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
    New York State Health Foundation Special Projects Fund
    Funding for projects that have the potential to measurably improve the health of vulnerable populations in New York.
    Geographic coverage: New York
    Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 15, 2017
    Application Deadline: May 17, 2017
    Sponsor: New York State Health Foundation
    AAMC Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service
    An award recognizing medical programs that reach communities whose needs are not being met through the traditional health delivery system.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2017
    Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges
    Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
    Awards grants to help community-based healthcare organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts.
    Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
    Blue Shield of California Foundation Project Grants
    Awards funds to organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare and domestic violence.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Blue Shield of California Foundation
    Capital Grant Component of VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program
    Grants to help offset the capital expenses of organizations that create and provide supportive housing and/or supportive service center services for homeless veterans.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program
    Funding to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.
    Geographic coverage: North Dakota
    Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
    Mary Kay Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program
    Awards grants to women's domestic violence shelters.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
    Sponsor: The Mary Kay Foundation
    Weyerhaeuser Children's Initiative
    Funding for new programs designed to create and promote stability and resiliency for children who have witnessed domestic violence.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation
    North Dakota Dentists Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who will practice in an area of the state which the State Health Council identifies as having a defined need for services.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
    Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
    Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Grants
    Provides funding to assist eligible entities to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and to increase their capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary health care services for low-income, uninsured, underinsured and people in underserved or rural communities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration
    Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
    Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to individuals with paralysis, with special consideration given to wounded military and their families.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
    American Electric Power Foundation Grants
    Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger; housing; health and safety; human services; education; and the environment.
    Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation
    Externship in Addiction Psychiatry
    Offers a clinical shadowing program to minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention in underserved areas. Externship sites will be located in rural or inner-city sites.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2017
    Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
    Colorado Out-of-School Time Physical Activity Grants
    Supports organizations working to provide quality, structured physical activity in out-of-school time settings for K-8 students in Colorado.
    Geographic coverage: Colorado
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
    Telehealth Resource Center Grant Program
    Supports the establishment and development of Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) which provide technical assistance to healthcare organizations, healthcare networks, and healthcare providers in the implementation of telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2017
    Sponsor: Office for the Advancement of Telehealth
    Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program: Tribal Transit Program
    Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2017
    Sponsor: Federal Transit Administration
    Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
    Supports healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
    Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
    Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
    Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
    Cooperative Agreements for Tribal Behavioral Health (Native Connections)
    Awards funding for pilot projects designed to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance abuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2017
    Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts
    Grants to enhance and expand substance use disorder treatment services in existing family treatment drug courts, that use the family treatment drug court model in order to provide alcohol and drug treatment for parents with a substance use disorder and/or co-occurring substance use disorder and mental disorders who have had a dependency petition filed against them or are at risk of such filing.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2017
    Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Native Agriculture & Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI)
    Supports projects that strengthen local Native American food-system control; increase access to local, healthy and traditional foods; and decrease food insecurity and food deserts.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Feb 24, 2017
    Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
    Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP)
    Awards grants to state, public, or private entities to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with occupationally-related coal mine dust lung disease through the provision of quality medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
    Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
    Black Lung Center of Excellence
    Grant for a Black Lung Center of Excellence that will work with Black Lung Clinics Program grantees to strengthen their ability to examine and treat respiratory and pulmonary impairments in active and inactive coal miners.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
    Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
    California Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships (LVN to ADN)
    Offers scholarships to students enrolled in a Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing program in exchange for working in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Health Professions Education Foundation
    California Vocational Nurse Scholarship
    Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in an accredited vocational nurse degree program and agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Health Professions Education Foundation
    California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
    Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied health care programs and who will agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Health Professions Education Foundation
    NOSORH Rural Health Grant Writing Institute
    A 4-month, 9-part webinar-based training series designed to help rural health professionals build grantseeking and grant writing skills.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2017
    Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health