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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.

Medicare Savings Programs Grant Inactive
Grants to educate, engage, and enroll eligible older adults with low income in Medicare Savings Programs. The program is available in 21 states and Puerto Rico and has a focus on underserved populations, including minorities and those living in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 22 U.S. states and territories
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2022
Sponsor: AARP
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment (RCORP-MAT) Access Inactive
Grants to establish new Medication-Assisted Treatment access points and increase capacity for the provision of sustainable MAT services in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing access to evidence-based treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) Inactive
Funding to operate a national center that addresses the need for culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Native American/Alaska Native communities. Activities include developing culturally specific materials for tribes, gathering and disseminating information on best practices, and gathering and disseminating examples and information on model tribal codes to address elder maltreatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reducing Racial and Ethnic Healthcare Disparities in Chronic Conditions by Dissemination and Implementation of Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Evidence (R18) Inactive
Funding to disseminate and implement patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings into innovative, evidence-based interventions to reduce healthcare disparities in chronic health conditions. Priority populations include inner city; rural; low income; minority; women; children; elderly; and those with special healthcare needs, including those who have disabilities, need chronic care, and need end-of-life healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Veterans Health Access Program Inactive
Grants for current Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program award recipients in states with certified Critical Access Hospitals to work with providers and other partners to improve access to needed healthcare services and to improve the coordination of care for veterans living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities Inactive
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
Teaching Health Center Planning and Development -Technical Assistance Inactive
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
Centers for Independent Living: Operationalizing Independent Living Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
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
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Dementia Capability in Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support dementia-capable home and community-based services in tribal communities that help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers remain independent and safe.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21) Inactive
Funding for exploratory/developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology improves healthcare quality and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality