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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.

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. Priority is given to communities that experience inequities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reaching Rural: Advancing Collaborative Solutions
A 1-year training and technical assistance initiative designed to help public safety and public health practitioners and other community stakeholders collaborate more effectively to address substance use and misuse in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, State Justice Institute, U.S. Department of Justice
AmeriCorps State and National Public Health AmeriCorps Grants
Funding to support the recruitment, training, and development of public health leaders able to provide service in response to the public health needs of urban and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2023
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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
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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pacific Public Health Fellowship Program Inactive
A two-year professional development program designed to prepare new college graduates and early career professionals in a variety of public health career pathways to meet emerging and future public health challenges in the Pacific.
Geographic coverage: US Pacific Island Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pacific Island Health Officers Association, U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI) Departments/Ministries of Health
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability. This is a supplemental funding opportunity for current grantees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Expansion of Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Across the U.S. Inactive
Funding for the implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention with a focus on one or more disproportionately affected population. Disproportionately affected populations include veterans, rural communities, tribal populations, LGBTQ, homeless, and others that account for a significant proportion of the suicide burden and/or have suicide rates greater than the general population in a jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 2, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support and disseminate research on trends in health workforce. In this cycle, up to 9 centers will be funded in the areas of public health workforce, behavioral health workforce, health equity in health workforce, allied health workforce, long-term care support/services, oral health workforce, emerging workforce topics, and technical assistance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 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: Apr 11, 2022
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