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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Emergency preparedness and response

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

California Leighton Memorial Grant Award Inactive
An unrestricted grant to a coalition or collaborative in a rural, frontier, or tribal area of California that has demonstrated success in improving emergency response with a focus on addressing inequity.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Carestar Foundation
Community Health Workers for COVID Response and Resilient Communities Inactive
Grants for training and deployment of community health workers to build and strengthen community resilience to fight COVID-19 in geographic areas and populations that experience health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 24, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Indian Health Board Infectious Disease Learning Community Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to develop a learning community designed to build Tribal public health capacity to prevent and control infectious disease outbreaks.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
COVID-19 Policy Research in Rural Pennsylvania Inactive
Grant to support policy research on the impacts of COVID-19 in rural Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Rapid Response Program Inactive
Grants to Community Development Financial Institutions to deliver immediate assistance to underserved communities, including rural areas, that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants Inactive
Grants for native community projects in the areas of violence against women, crisis response, community empowerment, cultural vitality, and land and water stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Training and Technical Assistance Providers for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program Inactive
Contracts with qualified training and technical assistance providers to work with local health departments that are awardees of the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program. Topic areas include addressing health equity in emergency response activities; public health communication; and contact tracing, testing, and vaccine administration.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials