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Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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

Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of June 1, 2023)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a June 1, 2023 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for researchers that are not employed by the NIH. Loan repayment awards are based on an applicant's potential to build and sustain a research career, not to support specific research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Models of Integrated HIV/AIDS, Addiction, and Primary Care Services (R01 and R34 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects that develop or test innovative models of care which integrate HIV, substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment with primary care services. Research in states and counties identified in the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative, including areas with the highest rural HIV burden, are specifically encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEAL Initiative: Prevention and Management of Chronic Pain in Rural Populations (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trials Required)
Funding for research on non-opioid interventions for chronic pain management in rural and remote populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventive Medicine Residency Program
Grants to provide graduate medical education training to preventive medicine residents for the purpose of increasing the number and quality of preventive medicine residents and physicians to support access to preventive medicine and to improve the health of communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Network Development Program
Grants for healthcare networks in rural areas to address gaps in service, enhance systems of care, and expand capacity of the local healthcare system. The purpose of this program is to support rural integrated healthcare networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) Program: Community-Led, Health Equity Structural Intervention Initiative (OT2)
Funding for community organizations working in partnership with research organizations to develop, implement, assess, and disseminate health equity structural interventions designed to break the cycle of health disparities. Applications that focus on rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 28, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 23, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, NIH Common Fund, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, physician assistant, and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)
Funding for health services research that will test promising interventions aimed at improving communication and coordination during care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services