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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.

Improving Rural Health Equity Learning Collaborative Inactive
A learning collaborative for health center providers and outreach staff who care for older adults, including former agricultural workers and their families. The program will focus on strategies to enable patients in rural areas to successfully age in community by identifying and addressing their social determinants of health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsors: Harvard University, Migrant Clinicians Network, National Center for Equitable Care for Elders
Minnesota Live Well at Home Grants Inactive
Grants to develop and /or provide services to allow for older Minnesotans to live in the community. Funded projects will improve capacity to develop, strengthen, and integrate programs; maintain home and community-based services for individuals' age 65 and older and at risk of long-term nursing home use and/or spending down into medical assistance; and strengthen services for the caregiver support network. Models that serve older adults in rural, frontier, and remote areas are of particular interest.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Human Services
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community. The 2022 application cycle will focus on public spaces, housing, transportation, civic engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion, coronavirus recovery and other community improvements. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2022
Sponsor: AARP
Montana Healthcare Foundation Grants Inactive
Funding for projects and programs in Montana that propose innovative, effective solutions to any crucial health-related need in Montana communities.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week, providing companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs Inactive
Funding to help communities develop or expand capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs for older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved geographic areas and/or populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Inactive
Funding to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, and/or tribal elders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
New York State Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community Inactive
Learning community in New York that includes a virtual summit, monthly webinars, and topical coaching calls designed to incorporate evidence-based practices and transform the care given to older adults. Participants include Federally Qualified Health Centers and community-based social service organizations, among others.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
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