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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau

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

American Rescue Plan Act - Pediatric Mental Health Care Access - New Area Expansion Inactive
Funding for the expansion of state and/or regional networks of pediatric mental healthcare teams into new states and geographic areas. Teams will provide tele-consultation, training, technical assistance, and care coordination for pediatric primary care providers to diagnose, treat, and refer children with behavioral health conditions. Projects should focus on achieving health equity related to racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities in access to care, especially in rural, frontier, hard to reach, and other underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program Inactive
Funding to build integrated maternal and early childhood systems of care that promote early developmental health and family well-being and increase family-centered access to care and engagement of the prenatal-to-3 year old population. Proposed projects should identify and address barriers in access to high quality, effective early childhood and family services for underserved Pā€“3 populations, including rural populations and specific racial/ethnic groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
P4 Challenge: Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health Inactive
Challenge competition seeking innovative approaches to increase access to and utilization of well-child visits and/or immunizations services within primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Providers and Families to Access Telehealth and Distant Care Services for Pediatric Care: Rural Practices Telehealth Stipend Inactive
Technical assistance, stipends, and a virtual learning community for community-based practices that serve pediatric patients in rural areas. Assistance will support the implementation of telehealth and distance care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2020
Sponsors: American Academy of Pediatrics, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, National Rural Health Association
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Inactive
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Maternal Health Innovation Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to serve as a technical assistance provider and resource center for State Maternal Health Innovation programs, Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management grantees, and other stakeholders working to improve maternal health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Networks for Oral Health Integration within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net Inactive
Grants to improve access to and delivery of comprehensive, quality oral healthcare for children, 0ā€“17 years of age, by testing and establishing models of care utilizing specified collective strategies including integrated service delivery, training of healthcare providers, and prevention.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program Inactive
Funding to promote behavioral health integration in pediatric primary care by supporting the development of new, or the improvement of existing, statewide or regional pediatric mental healthcare telehealth access programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovation in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program Inactive
Grants to support the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within a state for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD), with a special emphasis on medically underserved populations (based on poverty, rural geographic location, and/or populations that experience health disparities).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Start: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health Inactive
Grants for high-risk communities with infant mortality rates at least 1.5 times the U.S. national average and high rates of other adverse perinatal outcomes with the goal of reduce disparities in health status between the general population and individuals who are members of disparity populations. Funding is set aside for rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services