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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.

Kentucky Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant
Grants for nonprofit rural healthcare organizations and community-based organizations in Kentucky to create or enhance services for older adults that help them to age in place.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
New York State Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community
Learning community in New York that includes a virtual summit, monthly webinars, and topical coaching calls designed to incorporate evidence-based practices and transform the care given to older adults. Participants include Federally Qualified Health Centers and community-based social service organizations, among others.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Pilot/Feasibility Projects Academic Track
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing work-related stress and mental health; the prevention of slips, trips and falls; machine safety; and chemical safety.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)
Funding for health services research that will test promising interventions aimed at improving communication and coordination during care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 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: Dec 12, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
New York Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation Collaborative
Learning community in New York designed for hospitals pursuing geriatric emergency department accreditation. The goal is to improve care provided to older adults in the emergency department, establish resources required to provide high-quality care, focus on providing the highest standard of care for older adults in the community. Hospitals in rural communities are encouraged to participate.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Employee Scholarship Grant Program
Funding for home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support employee scholarship programs for education and training in nursing and other healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program
Grants to support eligible governmental and non-governmental partners in conducting a wide range of innovative outreach activities to raise awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program and increase enrollment among eligible households.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2023
Sponsor: Federal Communications Commission
Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs
Funding to help communities develop or expand capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs for older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved geographic areas and/or populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 6, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services