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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.

Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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
Epidemiology Program for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Urban Indian Communities Inactive
New and competing continuation funding for Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and urban Indian communities. TECs will conduct disease surveillance, research, and prevention; control of disease, injury, or disability; and assess the effectiveness of AI/AN public health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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, healthy behaviors, civic engagement, and educational attainment.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Local Communities through Partnership with Regional Health Offices Inactive
Funding for local public health agencies and other eligible organizations to establish partnerships with community stakeholders to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Heart Truth Community Subcontract Program for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Inactive
Funding for communities to implement and assess one-year community health worker pilot programs to address heart disease education within American Indians and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2021
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Technical assistance for nonprofit organizations in the Appalachian region designed to foster long-term growth and sustainability beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS) Inactive
Grants to pilot, implement, and test innovative adolescent pregnancy prevention strategies for the Personal Responsibility Education Program Innovative Strategies (PREIS) program. The program targets services to high-risk, vulnerable, and culturally underrepresented youth populations including rural youth and youth living in high teen birth rate areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Gilead COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations working in the southern United States to build the capacity to provide and sustain high quality and accessible HIV education and care.
Geographic coverage: The service area is 12 southern states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsors: Emory University, Gilead COMPASS Initiative