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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.

Maine Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants
Funding for organizations in Maine working to improve or innovate services to be more responsive to the health needs of their communities in the areas of rural health, aging/older adults, behavioral health/substance use disorder, and maternal and child health.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
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, 2020
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
HEAL Initiative: Pragmatic and Implementation Studies for the Management of Pain to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trials Optional)
Funding to support the "real world" assessment of healthcare strategies, clinical practices, and procedures in healthcare systems that may lead to improved pain management along with a reduction in unnecessary opioid prescribing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Administration on Aging National Resource Centers on Older Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaii Programs
Funding for National Resource Centers on Native American Elders that will concentrate on the development and provision of technical information and expertise and best practices for Indian tribal organizations, Native American communities, educational institutions, and professionals and paraprofessionals in the field.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, 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