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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.

Public Health and Health Systems Partnerships to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Clinical Settings
Funding for public health to partner with health systems and primary care clinics to implement evidence-based interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening among target populations with lower screening rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Integrated HIV Programs for Health Departments to Support Ending the HIV Epidemic
Grants to aid health departments with preventing HIV, as well as diagnosing, treating, and responding to the HIV epidemic in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Drug Free Communities Support Program
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: Apr 3, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge
Makes honorary awards to recognize clinicians, practices, and health systems that have made a significant impact on hypertension rates within their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Public Health Associate Program
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. In addition to associates looking for training, the CDC are seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for public health associates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Miner Safety and Health Training Program-Western United States (U60)
Grants to support the development of training and education programs that will enhance the quality and availability of health and safety training for mine workers in the Western United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Applying CDC's Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids Interactive Training Series
An interactive, online training series designed to help healthcare providers apply CDC's recommendations for prescribing opioids. Free continuing education credit is available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Evaluating Practice-based Programs, Policies, and Practices from CDCs Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program: Expanding the Evidence to Prevent Sexual Violence Inactive
Grants to evaluate practice-based prevention approaches to increase the evidence for sexual violence prevention programs, policies, or practices that have traction within the sexual violence field and are, therefore, feasible to implement by practitioners and acceptable to communities. Proposals to address the needs of communities experiencing disproportionate burden of sexual violence, including tribal populations, rural communities, and other geographically underserved areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Partnership to Promote Local Efforts To Reduce Environmental Exposure Inactive
Grants to build community capacity to assess and respond to site-specific issues involving human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Funding may be used to conduct site-specific health assessments and provide recommendations to prevent, reduce, or eliminate harmful exposures and to educate the community, stakeholders, and health professionals on site-specific environmental exposures and risks to human health. When planning project activities, applicants must consider sensitive populations such as children and the elderly, as well as underserved populations such as tribes, people with disabilities, rural populations, and populations where English is a second language.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention