Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration

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

Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program
Planning and development grants to establish new accredited or expanded community-based primary care residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and/or geriatrics. The program is designed to support the expansion of the primary care physician and dental workforce in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of integrated rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Telementoring Training Center
Funding for a Rural Telementoring Training Center that will train academic medical centers and other centers of excellence in the creation of technology-enabled telementoring learning programs. Programs should assist in the development of strategies focused on improving the retention of rural providers and enhancing health care outcomes for rural patients with complex conditions in order to improve health care in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of August 1, 2023)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with an August 1, 2023 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program
Funding to train healthcare professionals to use valid and reliable screening and diagnostic tools, in addition to providing evidence-based interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental and behavioral concerns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Overdose Response
Grants to support immediate responses to the overdose crisis in rural areas through improving access to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Evaluation
Funding for a single cooperative agreement to evaluate the impact of Rural Communities Opioid Response Program initiatives and to develop evaluation tools and resources for use in rural communities to inform future community-led rural health initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics/gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program
Funding to promote the healthy nutrition of mothers, children, and families by establishing and enhancing MCH Nutrition Training Programs to provide training for future and current MCH nutrition professionals and nutrition-focused technical assistance to state Title V and other MCH programs. There is also the opportunity to apply for additional funding for the optional Nutrition Workforce Equity enhancement. Programs should implement a curricula that provides nutrition-focused clinical preparation in multiple settings emphasizing integration of MCH nutrition services and expanding the reach of MCH nutrition services in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Innovation and Transformation Technical Assistance
Funding for a single organization to provide technical assistance for rural stakeholders. The goal is to support rural healthcare through innovative payment models and promote the value-based care landscape in the context of rural healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services