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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Vulnerable Rural Hospitals Assistance Program
Funding for a single entity to provide targeted in-depth assistance to vulnerable rural hospitals within communities that are struggling to maintain healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Planning
Planning grants designed to strengthen the capacity of multi-sector consortia to address prevention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder in rural counties identified to be at the highest risk. The overall goal of the program is to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Technical Assistance (RCORP-TA)
Funding for a single entity to provide technical assistance to HRSA's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program grantees as they work to build capacity and implement programs that support the treatment and prevention of opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral healthcare services in rural and frontier communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of tele-behavioral healthcare for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Quality Improvement Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Awards funding to one organization to provide technical assistance to beneficiaries of FORHP quality initiatives, such as grantees, Critical Access Hospitals, and other rural providers, including: data collection and analysis; understanding measure specifications; benchmarking and target-setting; developing and implementing efficient and effective improvement strategies; and tracking the outcomes of quality improvement efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rural Health Clinic Policy and Clinical Assessment Program Inactive
Funding to a single organization that will work to identify key policy, regulatory, and clinical challenges facing Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and identify possible solutions. The awardee will work to inform RHCs and other rural stakeholders about key RHC issues, including regulatory and programmatic changes that affect care delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to a single entity to provide data and conduct analysis to inform improvement efforts in Critical Access Hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program Inactive
Grants to promote the planning and development of healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies Inactive
Will fund one entity that is able to assist rural communities with conducting rapid data analyses and short term issue-specific rural research studies to understand the impact of current and proposed policies and regulations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will enhance and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services