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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs
Change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
Grants for research that expands the evidence needed to build a Culture of Health. A Culture of Health is broadly defined as one in which good health and well-being flourish across geographic, demographic, and social sectors; public and private decision making is guided by the goal of fostering equitable communities; and everyone has the opportunity to make choices that lead to healthy lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Summer Health Professions Education Program Inactive
A free summer enrichment program designed to improve access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and those who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rural Leadership Pathways Learning Initiative Inactive
An opportunity for rural programs from across the U.S. to convene at two Rural Ideas Summits to exchange ideas and educate philanthropists about innovative programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2020
Sponsors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Rural Development Initiatives
Aligning Systems for Health Inactive
Grants for research projects that examine how cross-sector alignment between healthcare, public health, and social services, can advance health equity. Grantees are expected to participate both in research dissemination and translation activities. Preference will be given to project teams that include individuals from underrepresented groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Inactive
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of midcareer health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health Inactive
Grants to help to build the evidence base for a Culture of Health by testing new ways of connecting the country's fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. Studies conducted through this program will test innovative mechanisms for aligning delivery and financing systems for medical, social, and public health services, with a focus on health and health equity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Culture of Health Prize Inactive
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that are prioritizing health and empowering people in the community to live healthier lives, especially historically marginalized populations and those facing the greatest barriers to good health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals Inactive
Grants for innovative projects that are working to build a culture of health, ensuring that everyone has access to the care they need and all families have the opportunity to make healthier choices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Community Voices for Health Inactive
Grants to lead organizations to support ongoing ways for people to engage; to help their voices be a part of decisions around healthcare, social service, and public health systems; to support their efforts to solve problems; and to strengthen their community networks. Reaching rural and other health disparity populations is a priority.
Geographic coverage: Grants are open to organizations based and working in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation