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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials

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

Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation, and Recovery Efforts
Funding to improve the capacity of local health departments to address the needs of people with disabilities when planning and responding to outbreaks and other national emergencies, particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Health in All Policies Technical Assistance Webinar Series
A webinar series designed for local health departments with the intent of providing opportunities for peer-to-peer sharing about challenges and best practices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Roots of Health Inequity Online Course
An online course and learning collaborative designed for the local public health workforce to explore the social determinants of health and the root causes of inequity in the distribution of disease, illness, and death.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19 Demonstration Site Project Inactive
Funding for demonstration sites to strengthen local infection prevention and control capacity. Goals include to increase capacity for local health departments to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in healthcare facilities, strengthen infection prevention and control practices in high-risk facilities, increase coordination among local partners to bolster response efforts, and enhance coordination with state and local partners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
NACCHO's Model Practices Award Inactive
Recognizes and honors outstanding local health officials and practices in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Inactive
A funding and mentorship program that pairs local health departments to learn from one another, share experiences, and implement a program related to community overdose prevention and response.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity Inactive
Technical assistance designed to strengthen cross-jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared action plan toward public health systems improvement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Indian Health Board
National Health Security Award Inactive
An honorary award that recognizes local health departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in implementing health security-related initiatives within their jurisdictions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Awards for Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Inactive
Monetary awards for local health departments that recognize excellence in rural communities that are committed to addressing the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Strengthening Rural Local Health Department Capacity to Address Social Determinants of Health Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and project support funding to assist rural teams of local health departments and their partners in applying a Social Determinants of Health lens to their community health improvement planning efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials