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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.

New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
Grants for projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
NextFifty Initiative Community Response Fund
One-time grants to meet needs that would have an immediate impact on an organization's capacity to serve older adults in Colorado. Priority will be given to projects that target disabled, low income, rural, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative
Potlatch Fund COVID-19 Resiliency Fund
Grants to tribes and nonprofits serving Native American populations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana. Funding supports general operating funds, projects, and artists that will promote community resiliency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, or Montana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Potlatch Fund
Pride Foundation Crisis Community Care Fund
Grants for groups and organizations who are meeting the emerging needs of LGBTQ+ communities due to the impacts of COVID-19. Black, Indigenous, and people of color are priority populations. Organizations in rural/nonmetro areas where there is limited access to services are more likely than urban areas to qualify for funding.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Pride Foundation
VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for initiatives that positively affect social determinants of health to reduce the risk of future disease and exacerbating health disparities in underrepresented populations in Colorado, with a focus on policy and systems change.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
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: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
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
Flicker Fund Inactive
Emergency response funding for pandemic relief and wildfire response in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
New Mexico Vaccine Rollout and Community Rebuild Project Inactive
Grants and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations serving New Mexico to support vaccine rollout and community rebuilding efforts. Projects should focus on advancing health equity for vulnerable populations that have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 including children and families; Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC); rural; low-income; people with disabilities; immigrants; and elderly populations.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation