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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.

Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants Inactive
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
Dementia Care: Home- and Community-Based Services (R21 and R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Inactive
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
Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation Brighter Futures Community Grant Inactive
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
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Technical Assistance Grant Inactive
Grants to help technical assistance providers in Minnesota work with new and existing for-profit, nonprofit, and cooperative self-service retail food establishments with needs-based assistance. The program goal is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program Inactive
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 15, 2020
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Inactive
Grants for observational and intervention research projects designed to reduce the burden of cancer and improve the quality of cancer care in rural areas among low-income and/or underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 15, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina Farmworker Health Program Inactive
Funding to increase access to primary and preventive healthcare services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2020
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24 Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Grants to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders, especially racial/ethnic males ages 13-24 at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 27, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative - Category III Community Treatment and Services Centers (CTS) Inactive
Grants to increase access to treatment and services for all children and adolescents, and their families who have experienced traumatic events.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 23, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State Offices of Rural Health Coordination and Development Program (SORHCDP) Inactive
Awards funding for one organization to provide leadership development and technical assistance opportunities to State Offices of Rural Health and their partners, with the goal of better coordinating and improving rural health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services