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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.

Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that positively impact health or healthcare access for Massachusetts residents who have been economically, socially, culturally, or racially marginalized.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program - Produce Prescription Program
Funding to support projects that demonstrate and evaluate the impact of prescribing fresh fruits and vegetables on the improvement of dietary health through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, the reduction of individual and household food insecurity, and the reduction in healthcare use and associated costs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO) Research Study
Opportunity for nursing homes to participate in a research study testing the Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO). The training focuses on the use of evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Participants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
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
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability. This is a supplemental funding opportunity for current grantees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Expansion of Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Across the U.S. Inactive
Funding for the implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention with a focus on one or more disproportionately affected population. Disproportionately affected populations include veterans, rural communities, tribal populations, LGBTQ, homeless, and others that account for a significant proportion of the suicide burden and/or have suicide rates greater than the general population in a jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 2, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
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. Priority is given to organizations that provide services in rural areas or identified service desert areas.
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 2, 2022
Sponsors: Emory University, Gilead COMPASS Initiative
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. Funds may also be used to obtain technical assistance for program planning and evaluation, including development of management systems for contract management; and for planning, designing, monitoring, and evaluating federal programs serving tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2022
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Georgia EmpowerHealth Capacity Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations in Georgia to help build sustainability and enhance the ability to fulfill the organizations' mission and purpose. The program has an emphasis on health equity and best practices for organizational capacity building.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 2, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation