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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.

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants for projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care in Arizona in the areas of dental disease prevention, oral health education, treatment, medical-dental integration, and nutrition/food security.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2022
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation
Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Older Adults Home Modification Grant Program
Funding to make home modifications and limited repairs to meet the needs of low-income elderly homeowners. The overall program goal is enabling elderly persons to remain in their homes by reducing fall risk, improving general safety, increasing accessibility, and improving functional abilities in the home. At least one third of the funding is set aside for communities with substantial rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community-Track Pilot Project Grants
Grants for community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training and educational campaigns. Priority will be given to projects addressing mental health; chemical safety; and slips, trips, falls, and traumatic injury prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Montana Mental Health Access Fund
Funding for mental health service providers to support innovative ideas for increasing access and improving mental health and well-being for Montana residents, with particular focus on rural and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
Sponsor: Montana Community Foundation
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics as academic geriatricians or academic geriatrics specialists. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Mobility Ready-to-Launch Grants
Grants and technical assistance to support communities that are ready to take concrete steps toward implementing transportation solutions to help underserved residents become more fully engaged in economic opportunities, improve their health and well-being, and/or become more integrated into their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 23, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
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