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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Aging and aging-related services

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Transit Planning for All Mobility on Demand Projects
Funding for inclusive transportation planning, development, and implementation with grassroots-driven mobility on demand solutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado NextFifty Initiative Census 2020 Outreach Fund
Grants to ensure that older adults in Colorado are counted in the 2020 Census. Projects should target older adult populations that are considered hard-to-count, such as those in rural communities, non-English speakers, refugees, and those experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative
Mobilizing and Empowering the Nation and Technology to Address Loneliness and Social Isolation (MENTAL) Health Innovation Challenge
A challenge looking for solutions that assess socially isolated individuals and match them with appropriate technology tools and social engagement programming that best meet their needs. The winning solution will become part of a campaign to reach up to 10 million socially isolated older adults, people with disabilities, racial and minority populations, and veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Well Being, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
Grants for research projects that examine how social isolation and social connectedness affect outcomes in health, illness, recovery, and overall well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, 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
Palliative Care in Home and Community Settings Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research aimed at determining needs and best practices for the integration of palliative care into home and community settings. Applications should consider approaches that may be implemented in rural/remote areas, as well as urban areas, and that are sensitive to ethnicities and cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Caregiver Grants
Grants to California-based nonprofit organizations for projects designed to provide education, skills training, and/or respite for family, professional, and volunteer caregivers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
California Responsive Grantmaking and Small Grants Program
Grants to address emerging and unmet needs of California's aging population and those who serve them. Priority areas include programs that help older adults age in place, address depression in later life, support family caregivers, and work to expand the workforce that serves the aging population.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
Daniels Fund Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Colorado and Wyoming working in the areas of aging, drug and alcohol addiction, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Daniels Fund
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Elder Maltreatment Survey: Data Collection Assistance
Technical assistance for American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads in the collection of local data on elder abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative