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Rural Health Information Hub

Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center


Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Access

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

Substance Abuse Treatment Telehealth Network Grant Program
Grants to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to healthcare services, particularly substance abuse treatment services, in rural, frontier, and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Avon Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP)
Funding to link medically underserved populations to breast health education, screening, and follow-up services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Avon Foundation
Idaho Rural Health Care Access Program (RHCAP)
Awards funding to projects that help rural communities improve access to primary medical and dental healthcare through telehealth projects, community development projects, or recruitment and retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2017
Sponsor: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening in Texas
Grants to fund programs in Texas that focus on tobacco prevention and cessation or screening for early detection of lung cancer, with the goal of developing more programs across the state, providing greater access for underserved populations, and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco related cancers.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Kansas Health Foundation Impact and Capacity Grants
Grants to organizations in Kansas to build organizational capacity or to build external impacts in the ares of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, or civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Wisconsin Community Grant Program
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health through education and outreach
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Broadband Innovation Grants
Matching grants to eligible applicants in rural Minnesota communities for projects that promote access, adoption, and use of broadband technologies, including those supporting healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: Blandin Foundation
Arizona Innovation Grants
Provides grants for innovative projects that test and implement solutions designed to reduce structural and systemic gaps in access, outcomes, or opportunities to improve the health of individuals and communities in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants
Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2017
Sponsor: BBVA Compass