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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.

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals Inactive
Grants to develop and expand experiential training opportunities, such as field placements and internships, to improve the distribution and supply of the behavioral health workforce. The program emphasizes relationships with community-based partners to increase access to quality behavioral health services across the lifespan in high need and high demand areas. Special focus is placed on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns for children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nursing Workforce Diversity Program Inactive
Funding to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses using evidence-based strategies to support nursing students from enrollment through graduation. The purpose is to expand and support a workforce to provide quality, culturally-aligned care to rural and underserved communities in need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Clinic Technical Assistance Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance, tools, resources, and strategies that are easily accessible to geographically dispersed Rural Health Clinics and that could be used to inform rural healthcare providers and other federal, state, and local stakeholders. Assistance may also include topics related to public health priorities such as ending the opioid epidemic and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support projects that will expand, enhance, and sustain the delivery of effective healthcare in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Policy Analysis Program Inactive
Grant to support research and analysis of key policy issues affecting health and human services in rural communities that informs policymakers on a national scope.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Research Dissemination Program Inactive
Funding to disseminate and promote Federal Office of Rural Health Policy funded rural health services research to diverse audiences, including decision makers and rural stakeholders at national, state, and community levels, with the goal of informing and raising awareness of key policy issues important to rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding for Tribes to implement focused, community-based injury prevention programs and projects using evidence-based and promising strategies
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dental Preventive Clinical Support Program Inactive
Grants to address the challenges and opportunities associated with IHS preventive and clinical dental programs. The program goals are to provide support, guidance, training, and enhancement of dental programs within their area and to ensure that the services of the support centers and the dental programs result in measurable improvements in the oral health status of the American Indian/Alaska Native patients served.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State/Tribal/Territorial Partnership Initiative to Document and Sustain Disparity-Reducing Interventions Inactive
Grants for projects to demonstrate if modifications to existing evidence-informed interventions for specific health issues will improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Centers of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities Inactive
Grants to establish 3 Centers of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance for healthcare practitioners working to address behavioral health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services