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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.

Healthy Start: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health
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
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Inactive
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, and adolescents in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 17, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program Inactive
Grants to establish and enhance nutrition centers of excellence to improve access to comprehensive, community-based, nutrition-centered, and culturally competent coordinated care by increasing the availability of practitioners trained in maternal and child health nutrition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program Inactive
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 disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaboratives Program Inactive
Funding for Regional Coordinating Centers (RCC) that will establish regional networks and provide leadership and support for regional and statewide activities that will develop and establish systemic mechanisms to improve the prevention and treatment of sickle cell disease.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 30, 2016
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2017
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Inactive
Funding for public or nonprofit institutions of higher education to provide training to health professionals at the graduate and postgraduate levels in adolescent and young adult core health disciplines, including medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology, and social work.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 10, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Innovation in Care Integration for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program Inactive
This program supports 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: May 10, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Early Comprehensive Childhood Systems Impact (ECCS Impact) Inactive
Provides funding to enhance early childhood systems building and demonstrate improved outcomes in population-based children’s developmental health and family well-being indicators using a Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CoIIN) approach.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Regionalization of Care Grants Inactive
Provides funding to develop systems of care that increase access to emergency medical services for children in rural, territorial, insular, and/or tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau