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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.

VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Innovations in Alzheimer's Caregiving Awards Program Inactive
A monetary award for programs or projects that focus on supporting family and informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2021
Sponsors: Bader Philanthropies, Inc., Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Service Coordinator Program Inactive
Grants to fund service coordinators to assist residents of public and Indian housing in making progress towards economic self-sufficiency, including the provision of job training, employment, adult education, housing, and health resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who agree to practice in an underserved area of Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Vermont
Application Deadline: Sep 9, 2021
Sponsor: University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Office of Primary Care and AHEC Program
Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for a single entity to strengthen independent living services for people with disabilities from American Indian/Alaskan Native populations by creating and disseminating tools designed for Centers for Independent Living that will increase their ability to effectively serve people from these populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for observational research to understand the role of structural racism and discrimination in causing and sustaining health disparities and intervention research that addresses structural racism and discrimination to improve minority health and reduce health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 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
2021 Equity and Accessibility Transportation Planning Grant Inactive
Planning grants that address transportation equity, inclusion, and accessibility for diverse older adults and people with disabilities. Another focus area is social isolation caused by COVID-19. Consideration will be given to geographic diversity, which will be achieved by awarding in different states and ensuring a mix of urban, suburban, rural, frontier, and tribal grants.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities Inactive
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Dementia Capability in Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support dementia-capable home and community-based services in tribal communities that help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers remain independent and safe.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NextFifty Initiative Flexible Support Grants Inactive
Grant offering flexible funding to organizations working to improve the lives of adults age 50 and older, including those living rural areas and other vulnerable communities. At least 80% of the NextFifty grants must benefit people in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, 80% of grants must benefit those in Colorado
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative