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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.

Alaska Rural Health Care Fund
Grants that help to provide access to quality healthcare in rural Alaska communities as demonstrated by evidenced-based research.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation, The Alaska Community Foundation
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare, healthy and safe neighborhoods, education and employment, and health policy. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation
California Health Care Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, ensure high value care, and inform decision makers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation
CARES Act Provider Relief Fund
Relief funds for hospitals and other healthcare providers to support expenses and lost revenue due to COVID-19 and to provide testing and treatment for uninsured Americans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Delta Dental of Colorado Responsive Community Relief Funding
Grants for organizations in Colorado that deliver support services and connect people to their healthcare options, especially those most significantly stressed by the effects COVID-19. The funding strategy for this program extends beyond oral health equity to include current greater health concerns. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Colorado
Delta Dental of Iowa Grant Funding Programs
Funding to increase access to oral healthcare for children and elderly people in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
DentaQuest Community Response Fund
Supports organizations, activities, and events that offer short-term, immediate solutions to oral healthcare challenges in underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement
Ford Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants to small, rural communities for community development, technical assistance, critical needs, increased access to healthcare, youth development, and child welfare.
Geographic coverage: Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Ford Family Foundation
Foundation For the Mid South Grants
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi working in the areas of health disparities, physical health, mental health, education, financial security, and the growth and prosperity of communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation For the Mid South