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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.

Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program
Grants to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and living with disabilities, with a focus on helping them regain and/or maintain their independence to alleviate critical health, life, and safety issues. Applicants from rural and other geographic areas that lack reliable internet access may request a waiver from the electronic submission requirement through HUD's Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2021 Equity and Accessibility Transportation Planning Grant
Planning grants that address transportation equity, inclusion, and accessibility for diverse older adults and people with disabilities. Another focus area is social isolation caused by COVID-19. Consideration will be given to geographic diversity, which will be achieved by awarding in different states and ensuring a mix of urban, suburban, rural, frontier, and tribal grants.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Texas Equitable Vaccine Uptake Fund
Grants to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and barriers to vaccine access among vulnerable and historically marginalized populations in Texas, including people of color and under-resourced rural and urban communities.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Sponsors: Greater Houston Community Foundation, Your Shot Texas Fund
Delta Dental of Colorado Responsive Grant
Grants to nonprofits to meet the oral health needs of Colorado communities in the areas of prevention and access to care. The goal is to address oral health disparities and improve the long-term oral health of Colorado residents.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 22, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Colorado
WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant Program
Supports the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income people with special needs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Funding for a single entity to strengthen independent living services for people with disabilities from American Indian/Alaskan Native populations by creating and disseminating tools designed for Centers for Independent Living that will increase their ability to effectively serve people from these populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Teaching Health Center Planning and Development -Technical Assistance
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance for HRSA's Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program (THCPD) award recipients to support the creation of new accredited community-based primary care residency programs in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Program
Planning and development grants to establish new accredited or expanded community-based primary care residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and/or geriatrics. The program is designed to support the expansion of the primary care physician and dental workforce in rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maine Charity Foundation Fund
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation