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Rural Health Information Hub

Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center


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 Arizona Foundation Community Grants Program
Grants for programs that provide oral health prevention, education, and treatment services in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2017
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation
Give Kids A Smile Continuity of Care Grants
Grants to assist Give Kids a Smile programs that offer continuity of dental care to underserved children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2017
Sponsor: American Dental Association
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants
Offers funding to research the comparative effectiveness of innovative features of healthcare systems; such as use of innovative technology, deployment of personnel, incentives, and organizational policies; that affect quality, outcomes, and/or efficiency of care. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 31, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Minnesota Rural Hospital Planning and Transition Grant
Grants to help small, rural hospitals in Minnesota create and/or implement a strategic plan that will preserve access to health services or respond to changing conditions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2017
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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): Oct 5, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2017
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 25, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Catalyzing Rural Health Transformation in Maine
Grants for rural communities in Maine to develop collaborative, multi-sector partnerships and engage members of the local community to catalyze innovative care delivery strategies that aim to improve and strengthen their local rural health system and work toward sustaining access to essential services in the long term.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Nov 9, 2017
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grants
Awards grants for projects designed to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life through improved access to healthcare; education and job training; physical infrastructure, including water, sewer, and housing projects; business development; and leadership development.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Alabama
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2017
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Delta Dental of Washington Foundation Grants
Grants to programs in the state of Washington that increase access to dental care for underserved and high risk populations and improve oral health through prevention and early intervention.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2017
Sponsor: Delta Dental Washington Dental Service Foundation
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
Supports oral cancer education and research programs and nonprofit community-based programs that provide quality oral health care and/or oral cancer screenings for underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Academy of General Dentistry