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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.

Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01 and R21)
Grants for research projects that use the existing cancer registry infrastructure by augmenting data already collected with additional information needed to understand health disparities among people diagnosed with cancer.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Jun 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies Program (RMOMS)
Funding to improve access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities through service aggregation, coordination of a continuum of care, use of telehealth, and the implementation of financial sustainability strategies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 3, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
USDA WIC Telehealth Innovations Project
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to support the implementation and evaluation of telehealth services in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) federal nutrition assistance program that serves low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women; infants; and children up to 5 years old who are at nutrition risk. The purpose of the telehealth program is to supplement the nutrition education and breastfeeding support offered in WIC clinics, and to decrease barriers to access to WIC services, particularly in rural communities, and other populations facing barriers to accessing support.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Dr. Wendy J. Wolf Health Leadership Award
Award for an employee of a nonprofit organization in Maine that has demonstrated leadership in the areas of promoting access to healthcare for uninsured or underserved Maine people and/or in improving the health of people in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2019
Sponsor: Maine Health Access 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: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Arcora Foundation Transformation Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in the state of Washington in the form of capital funding to increase access to dental care or operational funding to test innovative oral health delivery strategies that address social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Arcora Foundation
Episcopal Health Foundation Strategy Grants
Grants for projects in Texas that strengthen systems of health, build health-promoting communities, and invest in early childhood brain development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 5, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Award
Honors a person, program, or organization that has improved the quality or availability of healthcare in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health