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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.

The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Inactive
Grant program designed to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia or developmental disabilities who, due to their condition, wander from safe environments. Funding will be used by law enforcement and other public safety agencies to implement locative technologies that track missing individuals, and to partner with nonprofit organizations to develop and operate programs to prevent wandering, increase safety, and facilitate rescues. Projects in rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations throughout New Jersey and Connecticut that focus on access to dental care for underserved children, people with disabilities, veterans, and seniors.
Geographic coverage: New Jersey and Connecticut
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18) Inactive
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants Inactive
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 22, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18) Inactive
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 26, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mobilizing and Empowering the Nation and Technology to Address Loneliness and Social Isolation (MENTAL) Health Innovation Challenge Inactive
A challenge looking for solutions that assess socially isolated individuals and match them with appropriate technology tools and social engagement programming that best meet their needs. The winning solution will become part of a campaign to reach up to 10 million socially isolated older adults, people with disabilities, racial and minority populations, and veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing Inactive
Funding set aside for tribes to address multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home by identifying and remediating housing-related environmental health and safety hazards in privately owned, low-income rental, and/or owner occupied housing, especially in units and/or buildings where families with children, the elderly, or persons with disabilities live.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Centers of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities Inactive
Grants to establish 3 Centers of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance for healthcare practitioners working to address behavioral health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services