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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.

Expanding Community WIFI in Appalachian Ohio Inactive
Funding to expand WIFI access points in communities across Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsors: AEP Ohio, Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
COVID-19 Tribal School Readiness Mini-grant Inactive
Mini-grants for tribes and tribal organization to strengthen school preparation and readiness to ensure safe operation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Strengthening Access to Care for Opioid Use Disorder Patients During the COVID-19 National Public Health Emergency: Recovery Support Services Inactive
Grants to support projects designed to strengthen access to evidence-based opioid use disorder recovery services for vulnerable and high-risk populations during the COVID-19 national emergency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19 Demonstration Site Project Inactive
Funding for demonstration sites to strengthen local infection prevention and control capacity. Goals include to increase capacity for local health departments to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in healthcare facilities, strengthen infection prevention and control practices in high-risk facilities, increase coordination among local partners to bolster response efforts, and enhance coordination with state and local partners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project Inactive
Provides funding for demonstration projects addressing rural medical communications in order to gain an understanding of barriers and best practices to coordinate emergency response across multiple jurisdictions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Inactive
Non-competitive grants for Tribal governments and Tribal organizations to carry out public health emergency response activities in response to COVID-19. Activities may include surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Disaster Response Grant Program – School-Based Services Inactive
Funding to provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and related supports to children in school-based settings impacted by specified natural disasters occurring in 2018 and 2019.
Geographic coverage: Areas affected by declared natural disasters in 2018-2019
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Disaster Response Grant Program – Services for Adults Inactive
Funding to provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and related supports to adults impacted by specified natural disasters occurring in 2018 and 2019.
Geographic coverage: Areas affected by declared natural disasters in 2018-2019
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
National Health Security Award Inactive
An honorary award that recognizes local health departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in implementing health security-related initiatives within their jurisdictions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response