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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Iowa PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals in return for a 2 year service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2018
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Idaho Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX)
Funding to support Critical Access Hospitals in Idaho for healthcare quality and performance improvement projects. Activities should focus on quality improvement, financial and operational improvement, and innovative population health initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Research Sites
Funding for 3 research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities. Combined, all the communities participating in a single research site application must demonstrate having experienced at least 150 opioid related overdose fatalities, 15% of these fatalities must be in rural communities, and a rate of 25 opioid related overdose fatalities per 100,000 persons or higher in the past year, based on the most recent complete year of data available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Data Coordinating Center
Funding for a Data Coordinating Center to work with research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for small hospitals in rural, persistent-poverty areas to help prepare and assist them in moving from a fee-for-service and volume based payment system to one that is dependent on value and quality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 24, 2018
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
Responding to Opioid Use Disorders in Tribal Communities in the Context of SAMHSA and CDC Funding (R61/R33 - Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding to support culturally relevant research to improve response to the opioid crisis in tribal communities by using community engaged research approaches to build science around SAMHSA and/or CDC supported programs. The goal is to identify the most effective prevention and/or treatment approaches for opioid use, misuse, and Opioid Use Disorder and related comorbidities in tribal communities, where unique culture, structures for and access to healthcare, and beliefs about treatment all impact health and social outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jerry Karbeling Award
Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated successful activism for improving rural health and a commitment to community service in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: Iowa Rural Health Association
Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)
Grants for fire departments and EMS organizations for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms
A prize competition to support innovative solutions to improve access to quality health care, including substance use disorder treatment, recovery, and support services for pregnant women with opioid use disorders, their infants, and families, especially those in rural and geographically isolated areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs in areas that currently do not have an RSVP grant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service