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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.

Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation Brighter Futures Community Grant
Funding for community-based oral health programs in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, with special consideration given to programs that promote and/or provide oral health for underserved, at-risk populations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation
Dementia Care: Home- and Community-Based Services (R21 and R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants for research on the outcomes of care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia by identifying home- and community-based services used, as well as barriers to accessing care and unmet needs. Explaining geographic disparities, such as urban versus rural, in access to and quality of care is a suggested research topic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts
Grants to enhance and expand substance use disorder treatment services in existing drug courts, recognizing the need for treatment instead of incarceration for individuals with substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program
Grants for training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Colorado that enhance health equity, well-being, and opportunity in the priority areas of healthy children and youth, resilient families, and public policy.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
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 12, 2020
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Intergenerational Physical Activity
Funding for capital infrastructure projects in Colorado that aim to promote creative and intergenerational physical activities that are accessible and open to the public for individuals of all ages and abilities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Delta Dental of Minnesota Responsive Grant Program
Grants for programs in Minnesota that promote overall health through access to oral health education and services.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Minnesota