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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.

Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs
Research grants in Pennsylvania to conduct applied policy research that can result in legislative or program policy considerations and mini grants for projects that focus on basic data collection/analysis, timely issues, and/or the preparation of reference materials.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2019
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award
Award that recognizes individuals who are working to implement effective solutions to community health barriers within the state of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2019
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Hillman Emergent Innovation: Serious Illness and End of Life Program
Grants for early stage or untested interventions that address health challenges faced by vulnerable populations including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, people experiencing homelessness, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 29, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2019
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Networks for Oral Health Integration within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net
Grants to improve access to and delivery of comprehensive, quality oral healthcare for children, 0–17 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
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Student Award Program
Funding for doctoral and medical students at Michigan universities who research healthcare topics, including demonstration and evaluation projects and pilot programs that are aimed at improving healthcare within the state.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation Grants
Grants for programs across the state of Idaho, with emphasis on rural healthcare, educational programs for children, and programs in underserved communities for underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Sponsor: Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation
Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects designed to improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medica Foundation Early Childhood Health Grant Program
Grants for programs within the Medica Foundation service area that are focused on healthy families to foster optimal growth and development of young children.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Minnesota Clinical Dental Education Innovations Grant
Funding to support innovative clinical training for dental professionals and programs that increase access to dental care for underserved populations in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care