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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.

Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccination Community Outreach
Grants to engage community-based organizations, local health departments, and federally qualified health centers to help remove barriers to and promote acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination for Wisconsin communities that face barriers to accessing medical care and people who have a mistrust of government agencies, the medical community, and/or vaccines. Rural populations are listed as a program focus.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants
Grants to coalitions working to close the gaps in health and education for Louisiana's children by addressing structural inequities and access.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program
Grants to support community partners working to advance capacity, training, support, and community experience with COVID-19 testing initiatives in rural and other underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Duke Clinical Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, UNC Center for Health Equity Research
Rural Veterans Health Access Program
Grants for current Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program award recipients in states with certified Critical Access Hospitals to work with providers and other partners to improve access to needed healthcare services and to improve the coordination of care for veterans living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Funding for organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address quality and safety of care, access to care, prevention of chronic disease, and improving the health of communities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics/gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects designed to improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Massachusetts Medical Society Physician-Led and Organization Grants
Supports organizations and physician-led volunteer initiatives in Massachusetts in the areas of quality healthcare services for the uninsured/underinsured, access to behavioral health, healthcare access, health promotion, and the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society