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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.

Supporting the Management of Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care and other Ambulatory Settings (R18) Inactive
Funding to develop and test strategies to improve the capacity of primary care and ambulatory care settings to provide evidence-based, patient-centered care for people who misuse opioids and other substances. Priority populations include inner city, rural, low income, minority, women, children, and elderly, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 14, 2023
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2023
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. Special consideration will be given to projects located in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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
Senior Medicare Patrol Projects Inactive
Funding to provide local outreach, education, and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries through a volunteer workforce that is trained to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural HIV and Aging Challenge Inactive
Challenge that is looking for innovative, effective solutions to address the needs of people in rural communities aging with HIV or long-term survivors, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Overdose Response Inactive
Grants to support immediate responses to the overdose crisis in rural areas through improving access to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs Inactive
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
Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Inactive
Funding 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. Projects must engage underserved populations, such as engage underserved populations, including people living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation Collaborative Inactive
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
New York State Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community Inactive
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: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State