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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.

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 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
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
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
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
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
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