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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

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

Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Local Communities through Partnership with Regional Health Offices Inactive
Funding for local public health agencies and other eligible organizations to establish partnerships with community stakeholders to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity Inactive
Funding to support 2 cooperative agreements to establish a national Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity (CIIHE) to support community efforts to address health disparities and advance health equity in American Indian and Alaska Native populations, and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal (SLTT) Partnership Programs to Reduce Maternal Deaths due to Violence Inactive
Funding for state, local, territorial, and tribal partnership projects designed to identify and reduce deaths among pregnant and postpartum women due to violence, specifically homicide and suicide.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures in racial and ethnic minority populations and other socially vulnerable populations, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, 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
Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families Inactive
Demonstration program to determine if earned income tax credit (EITC) outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can result in increased EITC receipt and changes in risk and/or protective factors for ACEs. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Infrastructure for Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 within Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities Inactive
Funding for a single entity to develop and coordinate a network of national, state/territorial/tribal, and local public and community-based organizations that will mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minority, rural, and socially vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Optimally Change the Map of Teen Pregnancy through Replication of Programs Proven Effective (Tier 1) Inactive
Grants for replicating effective programs designed to improve the overall health of adolescents and reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in communities with the greatest needs and disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Youth Engagement in Sports: Collaboration to Improve Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition (YES Initiative) Inactive
Grants to develop and implement sports fitness programs based on successful evidenced-based strategies of youth engagement for racial/ethnic minority and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged 6th, 7th, and/or 8th graders, particularly those who reside in communities where no or few youth sports programs exist. The YES Initiative intends to identify characteristics of effective collaborations that improve physical activity and nutrition through increased participation in sports.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services