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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.

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 2 Grants Inactive
Funding for projects in Region 2 (southern U.S.) 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: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
AmeriCorps Seniors Native Nations and Indigenous Elders Senior Demonstration Program Inactive
Funding for projects that engage adults ages 55 and older in volunteerism in underserved indigenous and native communities. Program priorities include public health, climate, the environment, education, and economic opportunity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Health Information Outreach Award: Region 6 Inactive
Funding for projects in Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 6 that improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
RWHC Rural Health Ambassador Award Inactive
The Rural Health Ambassador Award recognizes employees at member hospitals who have gone above the call of duty in promoting their respective organizations and made significant contributions to rural healthcare in general.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Culture of Health Prize Inactive
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that address systemic barriers to health and well-being and help communities achieve health equity and create a culture of health for all community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
#CaliforniansForAll College Corps Inactive
A statewide service program that engages college students in California in service opportunities with community-based organizations working in the areas of K-12 education, climate action, and food insecurity, including projects and programs serving rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, California Students Aid Commission, California Volunteers Office of the Governor
Kentucky Courier Program Inactive
An 8-week, rural and public health service-learning program for undergraduate students in Kentucky interested in public health, healthcare, social work, and related fields. Allows students to gain experience serving medically underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2023
Sponsor: Frontier Nursing University
Iowa Rural EMS Pilot Grant Inactive
Grants for projects that leverage GPS-location technology with trained volunteers to decrease the immediate response time and stabilize emergencies while coordinating with emergency assistance. Funding will be used to provide training and equipment to volunteers in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2023
Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Sponsor: Empower Rural Iowa Initiative
AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Development Senior Demonstration Program Inactive
Funding for demonstration projects that engage adults ages 55 and older, using service opportunities, certification, training, and mentoring as the avenue that will lead to employment in skilled, professional, and/or para-professional career employment. Public health is a focus area, and rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Maine Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants Inactive
Funding for organizations in Maine working to improve or innovate services to be more responsive to the health needs of their communities in the areas of rural health, aging/older adults, behavioral health/substance use disorder, and maternal and child health.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation