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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 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: May 18, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
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
Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to a single entity to provide data and conduct analysis to inform improvement efforts in Critical Access Hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) Inactive
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Developing Solutions for Social Isolation in the United States: Learning From the World Inactive
Funding for projects that demonstrate, plan, or evaluate successful ideas from around the world that address social isolation and promote positive, healthy social connections and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2017
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 ares of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, or civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Wisconsin Partnership Program Community Collaboration Grant Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and funding for organizations in Wisconsin working to address health inequities stemming from the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 14, 2017
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2017
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia 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: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Community Based Model of Public Health Nursing Case Management Services Inactive
Funding to establish a community-based model of public health nursing case management service in order to improve specific behavioral health outcomes of an identified high risk group of patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services