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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Healthcare Connect Fund
Provides assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to broadband connectivity at a flat discounted rate of 65%. Participants can apply as a member of a consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, substance abuse response, and broadband.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 11 states.
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2019
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
School Grants for Healthy Kids
Grants to implement school health and wellness practices that help students eat better, stay physically active, and be better prepared to learn.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2019
Sponsor: Action for Healthy Kids
Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
Monetary awards that honor hospitals that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2019
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
AAMC Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement
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 5, 2019
Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges
Building Communities of Recovery
Grants to support the development, enhancement, expansion, and delivery of substance abuse recovery support services and recovery education.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Center for Farmworker Health Bobbi Ryder Migrant Health Champion Award
Scholarships for individuals pursuing or continuing their career in the migrant health field, thus contributing to the development of the Community/Migrant Health Center workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute
An intensive training experience to support the career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hillman Innovations in Care Program
Funding for nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and healthcare of vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, the homeless, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2019
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Jeanne M. Priester Cooperative Extension Health Awards
Awards to honor Cooperative Extension programs that positively impact the health of people across the United States and provide leadership to expand extension’s capacity to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2019
Sponsors: National Health Outreach Conference, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension