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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Community engagement and volunteerism

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

Maine Grants for Change
Funding for nonprofit organizations in Maine that are led by and serve Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC). Projects will advance racial justice, and engage and connect people in Maine around shared values of racial justice and health equity.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Sponsor: Maine Initiatives
Supporting Vaccine Confidence
Funding to expand, plan, implement, and evaluate promising practices and develop novel approaches to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2024
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to community coalitions in Louisiana to identify and address pressing community health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, mental health, obesity, workforce development, and healthcare access, quality, and cost.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
West Virginia Rural Health Awards
Award program in West Virginia that recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and organizations in the field of rural health.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2024
Sponsor: West Virginia Rural Health Association
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Annual Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve oral health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2024
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Maine Charity Foundation Fund
Grants for community-based transportation programs that provide transportation and/or delivery services to older people with limited or no access to transportation. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2024
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
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: Oct 15, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)
Program that allows local communities to engage teams of 8-12 AmeriCorps members to carry out service projects designed to strengthen local communities and meet critical needs in the areas of infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship/conservation, natural and other disasters, energy conservation, and urban and rural development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 4 Grants
Funding for projects in Region 4 that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; and improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2025
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine