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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.

Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program
Grants to develop, implement, and/or expand comprehensive programs in response to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse. The program provides resources to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to reduce violent crime and drug abuse and enhance public safety while supporting victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
New Mexico COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund
Rapid response grants to address the immediate needs of New Mexico residents impacted by COVID-19, with focus on access to health care, behavioral health, housing and shelter, child and senior care, and COVID-19 health literacy and vaccine outreach.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
HIV Positive Action Southern Initiative
Grants and learning community support for projects focused on reaching more people with HIV in southern communities who are out of care and connecting them to care. Projects should focus on populations that are disproportionately impacted by HIV, especially people in rural communities, young people, women of color, gay and bisexual men of color, transgender people, people currently or formerly incarcerated, sex workers, and people who use drugs.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Sponsor: ViiV Healthcare
Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge
A challenge seeking innovative ideas to better understand health disparities in the areas of mental health, inflammatory bowel diseases, and cardiovascular disease. Populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority populations, as well as the rural and urban poor.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Johnson and Johnson Innovation
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, high risk populations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation
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, 2021
Sponsor: Arcora Foundation
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Rescue Plan Act - Pediatric Mental Health Care Access - New Area Expansion
Funding for the expansion of state and/or regional networks of pediatric mental healthcare teams into new states and geographic areas. Teams will provide tele-consultation, training, technical assistance, and care coordination for pediatric primary care providers to diagnose, treat, and refer children with behavioral health conditions. Projects should focus on achieving health equity related to racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities in access to care, especially in rural, frontier, hard to reach, and other underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 9, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants
Grants to support planning activities for communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management