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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Community and faith-based initiatives

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

Helping Hands Grant Program
Grants to encourage medical students to participate in community service activities, particularly those focused on underserved populations; raise awareness of mental illness and the importance of early recognition of illness; and build an interest among medical students in psychiatry and working in underserved communities. Projects should focus on mental health and substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Indiana Community Health Partnerships Trailblazer Award
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. Priority is given to projects that are focused on rural health and projects with a sustainability plan.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Iowa Farm Bureau Sponsorship Program
Sponsorship support for events and fundraisers in Iowa. Giving priorities include health and wellness, agriculture, farm families and their communities, and youth education/leadership.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2023
Sponsor: Iowa Farm Bureau
Boettcher Foundation Colorado Responsive Grantmaking
Community Connections Grants for projects or infrastructure designed to build healthy, vibrant communities across the state of Colorado. Rural Catalyst Grants for building the capacity of rural nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
Sponsor: Boettcher Foundation
Colorado Community Initiated Solutions Grants
Grants to support projects that directly engage community members to identify health challenges and implement solutions that meet the specific needs of Colorado communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2023
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant Program
Grants to support innovative, transformative, community-based health professional training initiatives in Oregon that will address identified local healthcare workforce shortages and expand the diversity of the health professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Sponsors: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Health Policy Board
Hawaii Community Foundation Health and Wellness Collaboration and Seed Grants
Grants for collaborative, community developed projects designed to improve the ecosystem of health and wellness where people in Hawaii live, connect, work, and play.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
Native Voices Rising Grants
General operating support grants designed to strengthen Native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
Healthy Start Initiative - Enhanced
Grants to improve health outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy and reduce the racial/ethnic differences in rates of infant death and adverse perinatal outcomes. The program priority is diverse communities and populations, such as non-Hispanic Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and rural areas that are experiencing the greatest disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services