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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Park and Recreation Mentorship Grants for Rural Youth Impacted by Opioids
Grants for local parks and recreation agencies to use evidence-based mentoring programs designed to address, prevent, and reduce opioid misuse among rural youth in Appalachia and New England.
Geographic coverage: Rural areas of Appalachia and New England
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
Minnesota Rural Health Hero, Team, and Lifetime Achievement Awards
Honors individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to rural health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Kentucky Provider Assistance Program Mini-Grant
A mini-grant for eligible pharmacies, providers, hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals in Kentucky to offset vendor fees associated with connecting to Kentucky Health Information Exchange.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Health Information Exchange
Alaska Community Foundation Strengthening Organizations Grant
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Alaska for organizational development, leadership development, building collaborations with the community, and evaluation of organizational effectiveness.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2021
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Minnesota International Medical Graduates Residency Preparation Program – BRIIDGE
A 9-month residency preparatory program for international medical graduates in Minnesota. Training consists of inpatient, outpatient, community, and classroom components designed to optimally prepare participants to succeed in residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, University of Minnesota
Illinois Underserved Physician Workforce (UPW) Loan Repayment Program
Funding to assist communities in recruiting physicians to their nonprofit healthcare facilities in Heath Professional Shortage Areas in Illinois. Practice location sites register and agree to sponsor any provider who wishes to be considered for the program. Providers may apply for loan repayment in return for service at an approved site for at least 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements
Grant to health centers for construction, expansion, alteration, renovation, and other capital improvements to modify, enhance, and expand healthcare infrastructure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
I Strengthen My Nation: American Indian/Alaska Native Youth Projects to Stand Against Substance Misuse
A challenge program that will award funding to youth-led community and art projects to enhance resilience against substance misuse in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
Monetary awards that honor health delivery organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association