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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.

Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care (PCTE-RTPC) Program Inactive
To increase the distribution of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas, this grant is designed to enhance accredited residency training programs in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics (med-peds) in rural and/or underserved areas. Funds can also support the development of rural and/or underserved residency tracks within existing accredited residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Recovery Community Services Program Inactive
Grants to recovery community organizations to provide peer recovery support services to individuals with substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders or those in recovery from these disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 23, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State Offices of Rural Health Coordination and Development Program (SORHCDP) Inactive
Awards funding for one organization to provide leadership development and technical assistance opportunities to State Offices of Rural Health and their partners, with the goal of better coordinating and improving rural health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Rural Health Information Clearinghouse Program Inactive
Funding for a single cooperative agreement to support a national clearinghouse for information on rural health to support access to healthcare and improve population health in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional] Inactive
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Grants to support healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises Inactive
Grants to provide technical and financial assistance to support organizations willing to create or expand social enterprises that will work to reduce personal or community barriers and provide economic support through the creation of employment and business opportunities for individuals and families with low income. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Maternal Health Innovation Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to serve as a technical assistance provider and resource center for State Maternal Health Innovation programs, Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management grantees, and other stakeholders working to improve maternal health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Medicine Inactive
Funding to implement the Indians into Medicine Program that is designed to attract and recruit qualified Indians into health professions and to ensure the availability of health professionals to serve American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indians Into Nursing Inactive
Grants to operate the American Indians into Nursing Program that is designed to recruit, retain, graduate and increase the number of registered nurses, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners who deliver healthcare services to American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2019
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services