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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.

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Inactive
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Rural Health Integration Models for Parents and Children to Thrive Inactive
Funding for a single entity to identify and support 3 demonstration sites through intensive technical assistance and training, as well as provide universal technical assistance to the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting and Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Programs. A significant focus of the program is on improving early identification of and intervention for families, with children ages birth to 3, who have experienced or are at-risk for adverse childhood experiences, maternal depression, other mental health issues, substance use disorders including opioid use, as well as other factors that lead to poor health and social outcomes for rural families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral healthcare services in rural and frontier communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of tele-behavioral healthcare for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support and disseminate research on trends in health workforce. In this cycle, two centers will be funded, one focused on health equity in health workforce education and training, and the other on behavioral health workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program Inactive
Grants to healthcare providers to support capital projects for the purpose of strengthening access to healthcare services throughout New York and are associated with a merger, consolidation, or significant corporate restructuring activity that is part of an overall transformation plan.
Geographic coverage: New York
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 23, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2018
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants to support health services, intervention, and implementation research to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in U.S. women.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Training Program Inactive
Funding to train healthcare professionals to use valid and reliable screening and diagnostic tools, in addition to providing evidence-based interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification Inactive
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse Treatment Telehealth Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to healthcare services, particularly substance abuse treatment services, in rural, frontier, and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime Inactive
Grants for projects that bridge the divide between crime victim services and mental health services by training advocates to recognize and respond to warning signs of suicidal thinking and behaviors among victims of crime, promoting coordination between domestic violence and rape crisis programs and mental health services organizations, and ensuring that victims of crime who are members of traditionally underserved populations can access mental health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2017
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice