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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.

Alaska Premera Rural Health Care Grant
Grants for projects that help to provide access to quality healthcare in rural Alaska communities as demonstrated by evidenced-based research.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Oct 21, 2021
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation, The Alaska Community Foundation
Innovative Uses of Telehealth to Prevent and Manage Cardiovascular Disease Evaluation Cohort
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking to identify and evaluate health systems and providers that are delivering innovative telehealth services to prevent and manage cardiovascular disease in populations and communities experiencing health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Rescue Plan Provider Relief Fund New Distributions
Relief funds for hospitals and other healthcare providers to support expenses and lost revenue due to COVID-19. The application portal will open on September 29, 2021. $17 billion is available for a broad range of providers who can document revenue loss and expenses associated with the pandemic. An additional $8.5 billion in relief funds is available for providers who serve rural patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arizona Systems Change Grants
Grants for collaborative work designed to transform systems through changes to policies and practices to improve health in Arizona communities. Applicants from tribes and rural areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
Grant support for nonprofit community-based outreach programs that provide free oral cancer screenings and education to the public, especially underserved communities, that lack access to oral healthcare due to geographic and/or economic hardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Academy of General Dentistry
Wrigley Company Foundation Healthier Smiles Grant Program
Provides funding to dental hygienists for projects aimed at improving oral health, increasing access to care in underserved communities, and providing oral health education with strong preventive components.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsors: American Dental Hygienists' Association, The Mars Wrigley Company Foundation
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants
Funding for United Methodist Churches in rural areas of North Carolina for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants
Grants for organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for uninsured and/or medically underserved populations in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation