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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.

Rural Community Development Program
Technical assistance to help regional and tribal organizations manage safe water systems in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Economic Development Projects Inactive
Grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects designed to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of employment and business opportunities, including expansion or construction of clinics and health centers. Priority points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Enhancing Sustainable Models of Care Inactive
Funding to support the expansion of culturally relevant dementia care and services for American Indian and Alaska native people living with dementia, their caregivers, and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Maternal Health Data Support and Analysis Program Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide data support to rural maternal healthcare networks to assist efforts to improve maternal health care at the community, regional, and national levels.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Tribal Child Welfare Center for Innovation and Advancement Inactive
A cooperative agreement and funding to establish a National Tribal Child Welfare Center for Innovation and Advancement that will serve as the technical assistance (TA) focal point for coordinated and culturally competent capacity building technical assistance American Indian and Alaska Native Nations. The TA provided will enhance organizational and system performance and improve outcomes for tribal children, youth, and families by honoring Indigenous Ways of Knowing (IWOK) and working collaboratively to ensure the preservation of tribal cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for eligible clinicians who provide pediatric medical subspecialty, pediatric surgical specialty, or child and adolescent behavioral healthcare including substance use disorder prevention and treatment services. In exchange for loan repayment, participants agree to 3 years of full-time service at an approved site including American Indian health facilities, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, schools, and public health departments, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program Site Activation Inactive
Apply to be an approved Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program site to receive assistance with recruitment and retention of qualified pediatric clinicians.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Economic Development Planning Grants Inactive
Funding for community development corporations to build administrative capacity to design a sustainable business project and package a competitive grant application. An application should be submitted in a Community Economic Development competition within 12 months of the end of the project period. Applications from rural areas, persistent poverty counties, and Native American communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Opioid Response Grants Inactive
Grants to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment and supporting a full range of culturally appropriate prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery support services for opioid use disorder (OUD) and co-occurring substance use disorders. Funds may also be used to address stimulant misuse and use disorders, including cocaine and methamphetamine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A Cultural Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from chronic diseases and the prevalence of commercial tobacco use, prediabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, oral disease, and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services