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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

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    Ron Nelson Award
    Recognizes and honors an outstanding leader and promoter of Rural Health Clinics.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2017
    Sponsor: National Association of Rural Health Clinics
    Smart Rural Community Showcase Award
    Honors rural communities that have achieved high levels of broadband activity and have used it to support innovative practices in industry sectors, such as healthcare infrastructure.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2017
    Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
    Arkansas Clinical Transformation Collaborative
    Technical assistance to help clinics improve how they manage their chronic disease populations, including populations with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension.
    Geographic coverage: Arkansas
    Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
    Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
    Louisiana Practice Management Consultation
    Consultation services to build and sustain the capacity of community health systems to provide integrated, efficient, and effective healthcare services with the goal of improving the health status of Louisiana residents in rural and underserved areas.
    Geographic coverage: Louisiana
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
    California Responsive Grantmaking and Small Grants Program
    Awards funding to address emerging and unmet needs of California's aging population and those who serve them. Priority areas include programs that: help older adults age in place, address depression in later life, support family caregivers, work to expand the workforce that serves the aging population.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
    The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority Populations (R01)
    Funding to support research on the health status of sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex populations. An example of an eligible project is an epidemiological study to characterize SGM populations across the lifespan, by age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, education, occupation, social networks, family structures, and urban/rural or geographic locations.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 7, 2017
    Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
    Rhode Island Educational Loan Repayment Program for Primary Care Providers
    Offers loan repayment assistance to new primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are recruited to work in Rhode Island, with preference given to applicants who agree to practice in underserved or undersupplied areas.
    Geographic coverage: Rhode Island
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Rhode Island Student Loan Authority
    El Pomar Foundation General Grants
    Grant support to Colorado nonprofit organizations involved in health, human services, education, arts and humanities, and civic and community initiatives.
    Geographic coverage: Colorado
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: El Pomar Foundation
    SBA 7a Loans
    Provides loans to small businesses (including small healthcare practices) for working capital; equipment purchase; real estate purchase; building construction or renovation; business acquisition; and debt refinancing.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Small Business Administration
    Rural Community Hospital Demonstration
    A program to test the feasibility of alternative, cost-based reimbursement models for small rural hospitals that are too large to be Critical Access Hospitals. Evaluation of the program will assess the financial impact on participating hospitals and the effects of healthcare on the populations served.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 17, 2017
    Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
    Offers forgivable loans to students enrolled in an Alabama medical school who agree to practice primary care in a pre-approved medically underserved community in Alabama upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: Alabama
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
    West Virginia Medical Student Loan Program
    Offers forgivable loans to medical students in West Virginia who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: West Virginia
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
    Primary Care Loan Redemption Program of New Jersey
    Offers loan repayment assistance to physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants who agree to practice in underserved areas of New Jersey.
    Geographic coverage: New Jersey
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsors: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, Rutgers University
    Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to practice in a Dental Health Professional Shortage Area of Oklahoma.
    Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Oklahoma State Department of Health
    New Hampshire State Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to healthcare professionals who agree to work in underserved areas of New Hampshire.
    Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: New Hampshire Rural Health and Primary Care Section
    Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Student Loan Program
    Offers forgivable loans to physicians, dentists, and dental hygienists who agree to practice in a rural or underserved area of Missouri upon completion of their degrees.
    Geographic coverage: Missouri
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Missouri Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
    Doctors for Maine's Future Scholarship
    Provides scholarships for eligible medical students who enroll in a Maine-based medical school and agree to work at a Maine healthcare facility upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: Maine
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
    Illinois National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program
    Provides 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
    May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
    Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
    Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
    Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund
    Provides grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education. Priority funding areas include agriculture, energy, rural broadband, healthcare, youth engagement and workforce/economic development.
    Geographic coverage: Maryland
    Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 9, 2017
    Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2017
    Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
    Illinois Health Professions Training
    Illinois Primary Health Care Association works with partners to provide primary healthcare, dentistry, and behavioral health rotation opportunities in health centers located in medically underserved areas of Illinois.
    Geographic coverage: Illinois
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Illinois Primary Health Care Association
    Virginia EMS Training Funds Program
    Provides funding for EMS Certification programs, auxiliary programs, and continuing education programs.
    Geographic coverage: Virginia
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
    Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
    Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter; education and youth development; environmental stewardship; and human services.
    Geographic coverage: Available to specific cities in 21 states. See the Where We Give section of the program website for details.
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
    Expanding Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in the Context of the SAMHSA Opioid STR Grants (R21/R33)
    Grants to test approaches for expanding medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the general healthcare sector or linking individuals who receive naloxone for the reversal of overdose to medication assisted treatment. Projects must be designed in the context of state plans for use of the funds authorized under the 21st Century Cures Act.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Letter of Intent (Optional): May 20, 2017
    Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2017
    Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Fuel Up to Play 60: Jump Start Healthy Changes Grants
    Offers funding for schools to improve opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2017
    Sponsor: Fuel Up to Play 60
    Sierra Health Foundation Responsive Grants Program
    Grants to organizations that improve the health and quality of life of Californians, in an attempt to address health disparities and the social determinants of health.
    Geographic coverage: California
    Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2017
    Sponsor: Sierra Health Foundation
    Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Paraprofessionals and Professionals
    Awards funding to colleges and universities to support pre-degree internships and field placements for students pursuing careers in certain behavioral health careers. Special consideration will be given to programs that provide information and education dissemination to rural and medically underserved areas.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2017
    Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
    Massachusetts Community Health Center Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who agree to practice at a Community Health Center in Massachusetts.
    Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
    Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
    Nevada Health Service Corps
    Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of Nevada.
    Geographic coverage: Nevada
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Nevada State Office of Rural Health
    Daniels Fund Grants
    Offers grants to nonprofit organizations working in the areas of aging, alcoholism and substance abuse, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
    Geographic coverage: New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: Daniels Fund
    North Dakota Rural Housing Development Loan Program
    Offers short-term loans to be used for predevelopment soft costs, land acquisition, site development, and any other cost associated with producing housing in rural areas of North Dakota.
    Geographic coverage: North Dakota
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: North Dakota Housing Finance Agency
    Illinois State Dental Society Foundation Community Grants
    Awards grants to organizations that promote and encourage improved access to oral health and oral health education in Illinois.
    Geographic coverage: Illinois
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Illinois State Dental Society
    Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan
    Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes in Michigan to support general operations.
    Geographic coverage: Michigan
    Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
    Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
    Provides loan repayment to physicians, mental health providers, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants who agree to provide primary care services in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Medically Underserved Area of Arizona.
    Geographic coverage: Arizona
    Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
    Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs
    Research grants to conduct applied policy research or to identify local strategies that can result in legislative or program policy considerations and recommendations and mini grants for projects that focus on basic data collection and analysis, time-sensitive issues, and/or the preparation of reference materials.
    Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
    Letter of Intent (Required): May 22, 2017
    Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
    AlohaCare Scholarship
    Provides scholarships to Hawaii undergraduate or graduate students pursuing healthcare and health-related degrees.
    Geographic coverage: Hawaii
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: AlohaCare
    WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant Program
    Supports the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income people with special needs.
    Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
    Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
    Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
    American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion
    Offers funding to new and existing Early Head Start programs for American Indian/Alaska Native populations to promote school readiness for low-income children. Programs must provide family-centered services designed to promote the development of the youngest children, to engage parents in their roles as primary caregivers and teachers of their children, and to help parents move toward self-sufficiency.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2017
    Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
    National Native American Youth Initiative (NNAYI)
    Offers a summer program designed to prepare American Indian/Alaska Native high school students to pursue careers in the health professions and/or biomedical research.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Association of American Indian Physicians
    Award for Excellence in Program Innovation
    Awards to recognize innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
    Nourishing Native Children: Feeding our Future
    Grants to native communities interested in expanding nutrition education programs and nutrition resources for existing programs that serve American Indian children ages 6-14.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
    Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, Walmart Foundation
    Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health
    Grants for research on the implementation and impact of mechanisms to align the multiple delivery and financing systems supporting a Culture of Health. Studies should include a focus on health equity by examining the ability of system alignment mechanisms to assure all have the opportunity to achieve their full health potential, and to ensure no one is disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or circumstance.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
    Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH)
    Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Letter of Intent (Optional): May 24, 2017
    Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2017
    Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
    Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award
    An award that recognizes individuals who are working to implement effective solutions to community health barriers within the state of Colorado.
    Geographic coverage: Colorado
    Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2017
    Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
    Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
    Awards funding to organizations in North Carolina or South Carolina working to address quality and safety of care, access to care, prevention of chronic disease, and improving the health of communities. Supports small rural hospitals with capital funding, technology development, and education and training programs.
    Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Duke Endowment
    Child Care Grants
    Awards funding for expanding opportunities for vulnerable children in North Carolina and South Carolina, including out of home care and evidenced-based programs focused on prevention and early intervention for at-risk children.
    Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Duke Endowment
    Relatives as Parents Program
    Grants to support the creation or expansion of healthcare, mental health services, and other supportive services for grandparents and other relatives who have taken on the responsibility of surrogate parenting due to the absence of the parents.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Brookdale Foundation
    Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Group Respite and Early Memory Loss Grants
    Grants for community-based, social model day programs that provide dementia-specific group activities for participants and respite for family caregivers and care partners.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Brookdale Foundation
    Louisiana Collective Impact Grant
    Grants to grass-roots coalitions in Louisiana to identify a pressing community health issue and tackle the root causes of that issue through changes in policies, practices, social supports, and the physical environment.
    Geographic coverage: Louisiana
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
    Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
    Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, dentists, dental hygienists, psychologists, counselors, and social workers who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.
    Geographic coverage: Louisiana
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
    Nebraska Rural Health Student Loan Program
    Offers forgivable loans to medical, dental, physician assistant, and graduate-level mental health students who agree to practice in a state-designated shortage area upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: Nebraska
    Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
    Oklahoma Nursing Student Assistance Program
    Offers forgivable loans to Oklahoma nursing students pursuing nursing degrees in return for agreeing to practice in Oklahoma upon graduation, with an emphasis placed on practicing in rural communities.
    Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Physician Manpower Training Commission
    NACHC Policy Internship Program
    Internships in Washington, D.C. for individuals who are interested in improving health for medically underserved communities and the relationship between health centers and the evolving healthcare system.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
    Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
    National Health Service Corps Site Application
    Provides recruitment and retention assistance to healthcare facilities located in a Health Professional Shortage Area.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2017
    Sponsor: National Health Service Corps
    Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area
    Grants for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences with the goal of reducing the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents ages 2-19 years.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2017
    Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
    Continuum of Care Program Collaborative Applicant Registration (CoC)
    The Continuum of Care Program provides grants for community collaboration projects that assist individuals and families who are homeless by providing supportive care services, transitional housing, and permanent housing. Projects must designate a collaborative applicant and successfully complete a collaborative registration process to be eligible to apply for funding.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants
    Supports programs that work in the areas of education, healthy children, secure families, racial equity, and civic engagement.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    DentaQuest Executive Director's Fund
    Supports convenings, events, and activities that promote oral health with a focus on reducing oral health disparities and advancing health equity.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation
    3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
    Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
    Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant
    Funding to help alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Alzheimer's Foundation of America
    Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures - Drop Sugary Drinks Grant
    Grants to tribes and Native-led organizations to focus on the reduction of sugar sweetened beverages and increase the consumption of healthy beverage alternatives for young children.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
    Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
    Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Funding Assistance Program EMS-FAP
    Awards funding to Wisconsin emergency medical services agencies for training and equipment.
    Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
    Forward Promise: Empowerment Projects
    Grants to strengthen organizations that provide culturally relevant and evidence-supported opportunities for boys and young men of color to heal, grow, and thrive in the face of chronic stress and trauma.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
    Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Minnesota Rural Health Hero, Team, and Lifetime Achievement Awards
    Honors individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to rural healthcare in Minnesota.
    Geographic coverage: Minnesota
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
    Hawaii FLEX Grants Program
    Awards grants to nonprofit organizations in Hawaii for operating support.
    Geographic coverage: Hawaii
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
    Establishing the 3E's Nutrition Grant Program (Establish3E)
    Establish3E is a program that funds the creation of new nutrition education programs in childcare institutions and community organizations.
    Geographic coverage: Texas
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
    Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
    Montana Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant
    Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Montana.
    Geographic coverage: Montana
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Sponsor: Health Care Service Corporation
    Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes
    Grants to federally-recognized tribes and intertribal consortia for the development and implementation of hazardous waste programs and for building capacity to address hazardous waste management on tribal lands.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 18, 2017
    Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships
    Provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate Tribal College students.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
    Helping Hands Grant Program
    Grants to encourage medical students to participate in community service activities, particularly those focused on underserved populations; raises awareness of mental illness and the importance of early recognition of illness; and builds an interest among medical students in psychiatry and working in underserved communities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
    Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
    New Horizons Grant Program
    Grants to innovative, new projects to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Louisiana.
    Geographic coverage: Louisiana
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
    New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming
    Grants to support early career researchers from historically disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to enhance research capacity, build the case for a Culture of Health through research, produce and translate timely results, and collaborate with researchers from diverse fields to create a healthier, more equitable future for all people.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 16, 2017
    Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Native Americans into Medicine (NAM)
    Four-week summer enrichment program for students pursuing health careers.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
    Sponsor: University of Minnesota
    AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
    Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects concerning the delivery of healthcare in inner-city and rural areas, including frontier areas. Priority research areas include quality, safety, cost, efficiency, and expansion of insurance coverage.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 25, 2017
    Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
    Funds projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
    Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Endowment for Health
    Illinois Podiatric Medicine Scholarship
    Awards scholarships to podiatric physician students who agree to practice in a shortage area of Illinois upon graduation.
    Geographic coverage: Illinois
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
    Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
    Iowa Farm Bureau Rural Family Medicine Scholarship
    Offers scholarships to 4th year medical students and 3rd year residents in Iowa who show a strong desire to practice in rural areas of Iowa upon completion of their degrees.
    Geographic coverage: Iowa
    Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
    Sponsor: Iowa Academy of Family Physicians
    Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Responsive Component
    Supports partnerships of Wisconsin-based organizations working to create strong, healthy communities through policy, environmental, or systems change.
    Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
    Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 2, 2017
    Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
    Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
    Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification
    Grants to Cooperative Extension Services to support national efforts for delivering timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or who are already employed in agricultural production.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
    Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
    NURSE Corps Scholarship Program
    Provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a 2-year, full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 11, 2017
    Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
    SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
    Provides funding to financially distressed rural communities of less than 2,500 people to assist with feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
    Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
    MultiPlan Rural Health Outreach Grant
    Grants to hospitals serving rural areas to introduce or expand services, education, screenings, and other programs aimed at improving the health of people in their communities.
    Geographic coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 19, 2017
    Sponsor: MultiPlan