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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Virginia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Virginia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority
Minnesota Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program
A program that helps farmers in Minnesota buy, ship, and install safety equipment for farm grain bins and silos.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
National School Lunch Afterschool Snack Program
Funding for schools and residential child care institutions to provide afterschool snacks to low-income children who participate in the National School Lunch program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Quality Payment Program Exceptions
The opportunity to apply for exceptions to meeting Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program requirements.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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: Jan 6, 2021
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of May 1, 2020)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population (areas served with a project period start date of May 1, 2021).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 19, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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, safety and security, and economic development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
New Mexico Primary Care Capital Fund and Behavioral Health Capital Fund
Loans to help meet the capital needs of nonprofit primary care and behavioral health clinics located in rural and underserved areas of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Mexico Department of Health, New Mexico Finance Authority
NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for projects that use computers, information technology, and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their healthcare providers. The program focus is on innovation and outreach in which information access can reduce health disparities and support underserved communities that bear a disproportionate burden of disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 23, 2020
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2020
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine