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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.

Hearst Foundations Health Grants
Program, capital, and endowment support grants for organization working to address access to healthcare for high-need populations, healthcare professional shortages, evolving healthcare demands, and medical research. Rural populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The Hearst Foundations
Highmark Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania in the areas of chronic disease, family health, and service delivery systems.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Highmark Foundation
Invest Appalachia Fund
Loans and technical assistance to support sectors and industries that are driving economic diversification, local ownership, and community wealth building in Central Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Invest Appalachia
Kansas Healthy Food Initiative
Technical assistance and financing designed to increase access to affordable, healthy food to improve the health and economic development of communities in Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: IFF Community Development Financial Institution, K-State Research and Extension, Kansas Health Foundation, Network Kansas, Rural Grocery Initiative
Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants
Grants for organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for uninsured and/or medically underserved populations in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Michigan Community Health Matching Program
Grants for nonprofit community organizations that develop, implement and evaluate community-driven approaches to healthcare issues in Michigan. Grants have been awarded in rural and tribal communities in the past.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Investigator Initiated Research Program
Funds Michigan-based innovative research projects that address health inequities; social determinants of health; and healthcare access, quality and cost.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Physician Investigator Research Award
Funding for Michigan physicians to explore research concerning quality, cost, and/or access to care through pilot studies, feasibility studies, or small research projects.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that provide Health Centers and other farmworker serving organizations with regular training sessions, technical assistance, and peer learning focused on topics that impact agricultural worker communities, such as language access, social risk factors, and increasing access to care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health