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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission

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

Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia (POWER)
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, substance abuse response, and broadband.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 11 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in rural Appalachian areas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: States within the Appalachian Region
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
HIV, HCV and Related Comorbidities in Rural Communities Affected by Opioid Injection Drug Epidemics in the United States: Building Systems for Prevention, Treatment and Control (UG3/UH3) Inactive
Funds to support two-stage research projects that inform community response and promote comprehensive, integrated approaches to prevent HIV and hepatitis C virus infection, along with associated comorbidities, such as hepatitis B virus infection and sexually transmitted diseases among people who inject drugs in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 10, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2017
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services