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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Elderly population

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

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Assistance Program
Grants for collaborative projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs
Funding for public and private nonprofit entities to address behavioral health and/or chronic pain among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of appropriate evidence-based self-management education and self-management support programs. Proposals should consider projects that reach a new population, such as rural communities, veterans, individuals with mental illness, or individuals with substance abuse/misuse issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 19, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk
Grants to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, or Tribal elders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program
Grants for training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Social Determinants of Health Tech Challenge
Challenges that are seeking tech solutions to improve healthy aging in rural communities in the areas of cognitive care, care coordination, and social isolation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2020
Sponsors: Accenture, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults
Funding to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use and opioid use disorder in older adults in primary care settings, especially in settings with large segments of socially at-risk older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food as Medicine: Food Insecurity and HIV-related Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research projects that address how food insecurity effects HIV comorbidities, coinfections, and complications (CCCs) within the mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Applications focused on specific vulnerable populations such as racial or ethnic minorities, sexual or gender minorities, sex workers, unaccompanied youth, older people, people with disabilities, rural residents, or people living alone should consider how other societal factors, environmental barriers, and/or stigmas intersect with food insecurity and/or interventions for food insecurity in the context of CCCs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services