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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.

HRSA Challenge Competition: Remote Pregnancy Monitoring Inactive
A prize competition to support innovative technological solutions to help prenatal care providers remotely monitor the health and well-being of pregnant women, as well as place health data into the hands of pregnant women themselves as a tool to monitor their own health and make informed decisions about care. A priority is solutions that would especially benefit women who live in rural and medically underserved areas who have limited access to on-site prenatal care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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, underserved communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of direct-to-consumer telehealth technologies 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
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
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
Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity Inactive
Grants to regional partnerships that are working to improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations, develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity, increase the diversity of the health workforce, and/or increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Addiction Technology Transfer Centers Cooperative Agreements Inactive
Grants to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare workforce that provides substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration