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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.

Administration for Community Living Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I
Funding for research and/or development that improves the abilities of individuals with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community, with an emphasis on community living and participation, health and function, and employment. The program places particular emphasis on helping women, socially/economically disadvantaged individuals, and applicants from underrepresented or rural areas compete in the Small Business Innovation Research program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York Telehealth Capital Program
Grants to support new community infrastructure to expand telehealth access among Medicaid eligible persons, as well as low-income, minority, rural, older, and other underserved communities in New York that lack connectivity, remote patient monitoring devices, or private spaces necessary to access telehealth.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative, community-based projects to increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2022
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2022
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
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): Jan 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2022
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Virginia Health Access Grants
Funding for projects to increase access to healthcare for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Minnesota Strong Foundations: Evidence-Based Home Visiting Start-Up Grants
Grants to start up or expand evidence-based home visiting programs in counties, reservations, or regions in Minnesota to reach underserved families. The goal of the program is to equip pregnant women, parents, and other caregivers with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve a healthy birth and assist their children in being healthy, safe, and ready to succeed in school.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Clinical and Translational Science Award (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 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: Jan 29, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge: Innovative Methods to Improve Postpartum Care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native Women
A prize competition to identify effective programs that can address equity of postpartum care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native beneficiaries enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP. An emphasis is on follow-up care for conditions associated with morbidity and mortality in the later postpartum period, including diabetes, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, hypertension, and substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health