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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.

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: Feb 20, 2019
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Grants to private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives who provide supportive services for very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Baptist Healing Trust Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations providing healthcare services to vulnerable populations or advocating for quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in Middle Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: 40 counties in Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 26, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2019
Sponsor: Baptist Healing Trust
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2019
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
California County Medical Services Program Health Systems Development Grant
One-time funding for the development of health systems linkages across healthcare providers and/or across the health and behavioral health systems serving current and potential California County Medical Services Program members.
Geographic coverage: Rural counties in California that are members of the County Medical Services Program
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services: Primary, Rural, and Indian Health Division, County Medical Services Program Governing Board
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Colorado that improve or increase access to community health programs and services in the priority areas of healthy children and youth, oral health, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
Louisiana Collective Impact Grants
Grants to grass-roots coalitions in Louisiana to identify a pressing community health issue and tackle the root causes of that issue through changes in policies, practices, social supports, and the physical environment.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Hillman Innovations in Care Program
Funding for nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and healthcare of vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, the homeless, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2019
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 and R21)
Grants to support exploratory, developmental, and multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services