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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.

AmeriCorps State and National Grants Inactive
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities include serving historically underrepresented communities, environmental health, services for veterans, and financial planning and literacy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps State and National Public Health AmeriCorps Grants Inactive
Funding to support the recruitment, training, and development of public health leaders able to provide service in response to the public health needs of urban and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2024
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Minnesota Dental Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants and in-kind services for outreach programs that provide dental services to underserved populations, promote dental health initiatives, and support dental profession career and volunteer opportunities in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Dental Association
American Hospital Association Dick Davidson NOVA Awards Inactive
Awards that recognize innovative hospital/health system collaborations working to improve community health status.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2023
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Maryland Rural Impact Awards Inactive
Honorary awards to recognize individuals and organizations that have provided exemplary service to communities in rural Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Annual Grant Program Inactive
Grants for nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve oral health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Empowering Rural Communities in California to End the Tobacco Epidemic Inactive
Funding to implement policy, systems, and environmental change strategies by engaging rural residents in California to address tobacco disparities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Public Health
Episcopal Health Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in Texas that strengthen systems of health, build health-promoting communities, and invest in early childhood brain development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 20, 2023
Application Deadline: Sep 5, 2023
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
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; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Altarum Institute, Caregiver Action Network, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USAging
NNLM Region 6 State Advisory Group (SAG) Illinois Outreach Award Inactive
Funding to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information. The program focus is to address issues of mental health and/or social or environmental health in health disparity populations in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 15, 2023
Sponsors: Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine