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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.

Community-Based Workforce for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach
Funding to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists, to educate and assist individuals in getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Projects should target resources to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities in both rural and urban areas to ensure that challenges such as vaccine confidence and assisting with vaccine accessibility are addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: May 21, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
California Leighton Memorial Grant Award
An unrestricted grant to a coalition or collaborative in a rural, frontier, or tribal area of California that has demonstrated success in improving emergency response with a focus on addressing inequity.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Carestar Foundation
Illinois State Dental Society Foundation Community Grants
Grants for organizations that promote and encourage improved access to oral health and oral health education in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Illinois State Dental Society Foundation
Colorado Comprecare Fund
Grants for either program support and/or general operating support for organizations working toward optimal wellness for seniors over 65 in Colorado. This is a statewide fund, and organizations in rural and urban areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: The Denver Foundation
Indigenous Communities Fellowship
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Louisiana Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants
Grants to coalitions working to close the gaps in health and education for Louisiana's children by addressing structural inequities and access.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Montana Healthcare Foundation Grants
Funding for projects and programs in Montana that focus on behavioral health, American Indian health, and partnerships that will lead to better health.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
Kansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative Initiative
Grants to organizations in Kansas to engage collaborative partners to plan, implement, and advocate for greater digital access, literacy, and broadband adoption in low-income communities of color, rural, and other under-resourced areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation