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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Frontier and remote areas

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

Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2023
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Kansas EMS Education Incentive Grant Program
Grants for licensed ambulance services in rural, frontier, and densely settled rural areas of Kansas to help with recruiting, training, and certifying ambulance EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Altarum Institute, Caregiver Action Network, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, USAging
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2023
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Funding to support a single Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence that will focus on the intervention and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by offering culturally sensitive statewide information, training, and technical assistance designed to reduce tribal disparities within Alaska Native communities and villages.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Building a Pipeline of Primary Care Providers to Serve Diverse Communities of Colorado
Grants to increase the number of individuals working within Colorado's primary healthcare workforce who reflect the diverse patient population served by the state's safety net system and/or who are committed to serving rural and frontier communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Oweesta Native CDFI Loan Funds and Technical Assistance
Oweesta is an intermediary organization that provides financial products and development services for Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). The primary goal is to support Native CDFIs so that they have the capacity to assist individuals, businesses, and organizations with financing and technical assistance for the development of small businesses, affordable housing/home ownership, community facilities, financial education programs, and agriculture/food sovereignty in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, First Nations Oweesta Corporation
Rural Nevada Healthcare Provider Loan Pool
A loan fund to support the cost of equipment, software, and capital improvements that improve access to healthcare in rural and frontier Nevada.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, State of Nevada
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program Competitive Grants Inactive
Funding to support projects that will increase the purchase of fruit and vegetables among low-income consumers who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by providing incentives at the point of purchase. Projects are encouraged that serve underrepresented geographies and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 4, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
HERO: Helping EMS in Rural Oregon Inactive
Grants to frontier and rural EMS agencies in Oregon to cover in-house training costs or to send staff to training that cannot be offered locally.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2023
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health