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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.

National Community Care Corps Local Models Program Inactive
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; underserved and limited English-speaking populations; and communities with limited support programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kentucky Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant Inactive
Grants for nonprofit rural healthcare organizations and community-based organizations in Kentucky to create or enhance services for older adults that help them to age in place. Preference will be given to projects that involve solutions for elder needs in response to COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Award for Excellence in Program Innovation Inactive
Awards to recognize innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
Colorado Comprecare Fund Inactive
Grants for either program support and/or general operating support for organizations working toward optimal wellness for seniors over 65 in Colorado. This is a statewide fund, and organizations in rural and urban areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: The Denver Foundation
Tennessee Nursing Home Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Program Inactive
Funding to support evidence-based initiatives that improve the quality of life and quality of care for individuals currently living in nursing home facilities in Tennessee. The 2021 application cycle has a focus on customer service and elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program Inactive
Funding to make home modifications and limited repairs to meet the needs of low-income elderly homeowners. The overall program goal is enabling elderly persons to remain in their homes by reducing fall risk, improving general safety, increasing accessibility, and improving functional abilities in the home. At least half of the funding is set aside for communities with substantial rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community. The 2021 application cycle will focus on public spaces, housing, transportation, civic engagement, coronavirus recovery, diversity, and inclusion. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2021
Sponsor: AARP
Elder Service Innovation Grants Inactive
Grants to support innovative projects that will create or enhance services for elders to help them age in place in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Mar 26, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants Inactive
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Inactive
Grant program designed to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia or developmental disabilities who, due to their condition, wander from safe environments. Funding will be used by law enforcement and other public safety agencies to implement locative technologies that track missing individuals, and to partner with nonprofit organizations to develop and operate programs to prevent wandering, increase safety, and facilitate rescues. Projects in rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice