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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women
Grant to support research and evaluation projects to examine the issue of violence against women, including crimes against elderly women and American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls, and to promote more effective criminal justice responses to the problem. Priority will be given to applications that address challenges in rural communities, that benefit individuals from high-poverty or persistent-poverty counties, and that enhance public safety in economically distressed communities or Opportunity Zones.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice
Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Mini-Grant Program
Small grants to support health improvement projects in Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2021
Sponsor: Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas
California Allied Healthcare Scholarship Program
Provides scholarships to California residents who are enrolled in allied healthcare programs and who will agree to work in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Vocational Nurse Scholarship
Scholarships for California residents who are enrolled in an accredited vocational nurse program in exchange for working in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships (LVN to ADN)
Scholarships for students enrolled in a Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing program in exchange for working in a medically underserved area of California upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Advanced Practice Healthcare Scholarship Program
Scholarships for California residents who are enrolled in advanced practice healthcare programs and are willing to work in a medically underserved area of California after graduation.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Broad Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research that can inform clinical decision-making for a range of conditions, populations, and treatments. Special areas of emphasis for the 2021 cycle include 1) increasing access to maternal care; 2) improving care for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities growing into adulthood; and 3) improving outcomes and mitigating health effects of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 2, 2021
Application Deadline: May 4, 2021
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant
Funding to provide nutrition education for participants of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, resulting in healthier food choices and a better understanding of healthy food preparation methods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Weyerhaeuser Children's Initiative
Funding for new direct service programs designed to promote resilience, stability, and psycho-social health for youth ages 14 to 21 who have been traumatized by Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2021
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation
Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Cross-Cutting Evidence on Supports for Families with Young Children
Grants to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking to support the healthy development of young children. Research should focus on families of color, those living in rural areas, and other groups of families who experience gaps in access to supports and face disparities in outcomes related to health and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 16, 2021
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation