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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.

PacificSource Community Health Excellence Grants
Grants for healthcare providers in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington for projects designed to lower costs, provide a better patient experience, offer a higher quality of care, improve provider experience, and improve the health of the community.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2022
Sponsor: PacificSource Health Plans
Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award
Award that honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their rural hospital and community through transformational change and healthcare reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Clinical and Translational Science Award (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 16, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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): Aug 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsors: Duke Clinical Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, UNC Center for Health Equity Research
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2022
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants
Funding for United Methodist Churches in rural areas of North Carolina for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
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, 2022
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
Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research focused on understanding the long-term effects of natural and/or human-made disasters on healthcare systems serving health disparity populations. Health disparity populations include, but are not limited to, American Indians, Alaska Natives, and underserved rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, 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
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) Hearing Healthcare for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability
Notice of Special Interest for research to improve access and affordability of hearing healthcare (HHC) in adults, which includes research addressing rural health issues potentially affecting HHC utilization and the unique HHC needs of rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health