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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.

USDA WIC Telehealth Innovations Project Inactive
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to support the implementation and evaluation of telehealth services in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) federal nutrition assistance program that serves low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women; infants; and children up to 5 years old who are at nutrition risk. The purpose of the telehealth program is to supplement the nutrition education and breastfeeding support offered in WIC clinics, and to decrease barriers to access to WIC services, particularly in rural communities, and other populations facing barriers to accessing support.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies Program (RMOMS) Inactive
Funding to improve access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities through service aggregation, coordination of a continuum of care, use of telehealth, and the implementation of financial sustainability strategies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 3, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data (R01 and R21) Inactive
Funding for projects that seek to integrate two or more independent data sets to answer novel cancer control and prevention questions with the goal of encouraging applications that incorporate Integrative Data Analysis methods to study behavioral risk factors for cancer, including tobacco use, sedentary behavior, poor weight management, and lack of medical adherence to screening and vaccine uptake. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE) Inactive
Grants to establish and/or expand Medication-Assisted Treatment programs in eligible hospitals, health clinics, and tribal organizations located in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing the number of access points where individuals living in rural communities with opioid use disorder can receive evidence-based treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
MultiPlan Rural Health Grant Inactive
Grants to help healthcare providers in rural areas introduce or expand services, education, screenings and other programs aimed at improving the health of people in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsor: MultiPlan
Youth Engagement in Sports: Collaboration to Improve Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition (YES Initiative) Inactive
Grants to develop and implement sports fitness programs based on successful evidenced-based strategies of youth engagement for racial/ethnic minority and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged 6th, 7th, and/or 8th graders, particularly those who reside in communities where no or few youth sports programs exist. The YES Initiative intends to identify characteristics of effective collaborations that improve physical activity and nutrition through increased participation in sports.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Growing OpenNotes Across New York State Inactive
Grants to expand the OpenNotes initiative to rural and underserved areas of New York. OpenNotes is a national effort to give patients access to the visit notes written by their doctors, nurses, and other clinicians.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: May 16, 2019
Sponsor: New York State Health Foundation
Health Center Expanded Services: Integrated Behavioral Health Services Supplemental Funding Inactive
Supplemental funding to existing Health Center Program operational grant award recipients to increase access to high quality integrated behavioral health services, including prevention or treatment of mental health conditions and/or substance use disorders, including opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Networks for Oral Health Integration within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net Inactive
Grants to improve access to and delivery of comprehensive, quality oral healthcare for children, 0–17 years of age, by testing and establishing models of care utilizing specified collective strategies including integrated service delivery, training of healthcare providers, and prevention.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services