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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.

Maine Community Benefit Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations working to promote wellness and community health in Maine. Preference is given to projects that focus on asthma, coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, depression, diabetes, hypertension, and substance use disorder. Applications from rural and Tribal communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2021
Sponsor: Community Health Options
Delta Dental of Missouri Oral Health Grant Program
Grants for projects designed to improve the oral health of Missouri residents with a focus on increasing access for underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Missouri
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: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program
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 P–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
Georgia Direct Services Grant
Grants to support new or existing best practice or promising approaches programs that address high burden and costly chronic diseases and underlying risk factors that have proven evidence-based interventions, including asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
P4 Challenge: Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health
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
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Center Program Service Expansion - School-Based Service Sites
Grants to add new Health Center Program service delivery sites at schools or expand comprehensive primary healthcare services at existing Health Center Program service delivery sites located at schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Premera Rural Mental Health Initiative: Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment in Washington and Alaska
Training, coaching, and financial assistance for primary care clinics in rural areas of Washington and Alaska designed to expand access to mental health treatment and integrate evidence-based mental health services into primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Alaska and Washington
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2021
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross, University of Washington AIMS Center
Hillman Innovations in Care Program
In 2021, this program will provide funding for innovative, nursing-driven models of care that address racism and its impact on health in communities who have historically struggled against oppression, discrimination and indifference. Target populations include Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), the economically disadvantaged, LGBTQ+ people, people experiencing homelessness, and low-income rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation