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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Evaluation methods and resources

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

Healthy Hearts Northwest: Improving Practice Together
Provides 15 months of technical assistance to small-to-medium-sized primary care practices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Practices will create plans to utilize health information technology and data reporting for quality improvement, and will receive assistance in implementing external practice quality improvement related to heart health.
Geographic coverage: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
Quality Reporting and Peer Review Assistance for Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma
Customized technical assistance for Critical Access Hospitals in Oklahoma in the areas of evaluation, healthcare improvement, data, and reporting.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health Inactive
Grants for research on the implementation and impact of mechanisms to align the multiple delivery and financing systems supporting a Culture of Health with a focus on health equity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 12, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2018
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Kansas Health Foundation Impact and Capacity Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Kansas to build organizational capacity or to build external impacts in the areas of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, educational attainment, and civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2018
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants Inactive
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program Inactive
Grants to assist federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations in assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Service programs, services, functions, and activities. Funding for tribal needs assessments, planning, evaluation, and health infrastructure development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2018
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Coordinating Center to Support NIDA Rural Opioid HIV and Comorbidity Initiative (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Inactive
Funding for a single interdisciplinary Coordinating Center to formalize and centralize support of the rural opioid initiative.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 15, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Evaluating the Four-Day School Week Policy Inactive
Funding to support the evaluation of four-day school week policies in rural settings and an associated cost study in order to build the evidence about the pros and cons of such policies and their impact on the academic, social, emotional, and physical well-being of children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2018
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral healthcare services in rural and frontier communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of tele-behavioral healthcare for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services