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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
Funding to develop, adapt, and test interventions to address risk factors for cancer in rural populations. Applications 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: tobacco use; diet, physical activity and weight; alcohol use; UV exposure; and HPV vaccination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Research Dissemination Program
Funding to disseminate and promote Federal Office of Rural Health Policy funded rural health services research to diverse audiences, including decision makers and rural stakeholders at national, state, and community levels, with the goal of informing and raising awareness of key policy issues important to rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model
A voluntary payment model designed to meet the needs of rural communities. The CHART Model will test whether aligned financial incentives, increased operational flexibility, and robust technical support promote the capacity of rural healthcare providers to implement effective healthcare delivery system redesign on a broad scale.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Federally Qualified Health Center Subsidy Grants
Grants to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and FQHC Look–Alikes operating in Minnesota to continue, expand, and improve services to low–income populations.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
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
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants
Grants for organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for the uninsured and/or medically underserved in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities include prescription drug and opioid abuse, education, and rural intermediary organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2021
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program
Grants to partnerships of public and private sector entities to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care and to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
New York Health Leadership Fellows
An 18-month fellowship program for current and potential executives of health-related nonprofit organizations, safety-net organizations, and public agencies in western and central New York that address the needs of vulnerable older adults or young children impacted by poverty.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2020
Sponsor: Health Foundation for Western and Central New York
Minnesota Dental Safety Net Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit Critical Access Dental providers in Minnesota to provide services for low-income and uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care