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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Strong Systems, Stronger Communities: Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems Inactive
Funding and technical assistance for projects designed to build the public health capacity of Tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 24, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
CDC Health Science Fellowship Inactive
A research training opportunity with the Centers for Disease Control to conduct statistical analyses in the field of injury public health, including projects examining variations in fatal and nonfatal injury rates between rural and urban populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans Inactive
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Health Workers for COVID Response and Resilient Communities Inactive
Grants for training and deployment of community health workers to build and strengthen community resilience to fight COVID-19 in geographic areas and populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Drug-Free Communities Support Program Inactive
Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children Inactive
Funding for childhood lead poisoning prevention, surveillance, and the development of targeted population-based policy interventions focused on primary prevention of lead exposure. A major program focus is reducing disparities in blood lead levels and associated health outcomes among populations at greatest risk, which includes Tribal populations and people living in rural areas and other geographically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Prevention and Control in Arizona Tribal Lands Inactive
Funding to support Tribal capacity for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever prevention, including the development of services and infrastructure relating to animal wellness, vector control, education, and outreach for American Indian populations in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Indian Health Board Infectious Disease Learning Community Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to develop a learning community designed to build Tribal public health capacity to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services