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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.

National Community Care Corps Local Models Program Inactive
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 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Inactive
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 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Business Incubators Program (IBIP) Grants Inactive
Grants to establish and operate business incubators that serve tribal reservation communities. Projects should provide individually tailored business incubation and other business services to native businesses/entrepreneurs to overcome the unique obstacles they confront and provide tools to start and grow businesses that offer products and services to reservation communities (including health and human service related businesses).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior: Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED)
Telligen Community Initiative Grants Inactive
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 13, 2022
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
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: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Minnesota Live Well at Home Grants Inactive
Grants to develop and /or provide services to allow for older Minnesotans to live in the community. Funded projects will improve capacity to develop, strengthen, and integrate programs; maintain home and community-based services for individuals' age 65 and older and at risk of long-term nursing home use and/or spending down into medical assistance; and strengthen services for the caregiver support network. Models that serve older adults in rural, frontier, and remote areas are of particular interest.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Colorado Rural Essential Access Provider (REAP) Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment program for eligible health professionals working in rural or frontier private practice clinics in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Inactive
Fixed price contracts to support training and technical assistance activities building local health department workforce capacity to enhance community COVID-19 response efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2022
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Rigorous Evaluation of Community-Level Substance Use and Overdose Prevention Frameworks that Incorporate ACEs-Related Prevention Strategies Inactive
Funding for evaluation of community-based prevention approaches to mitigate the harms of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), prevent future ACEs, and prevent substance use and overdose. Priority will be given to projects that consider the impacts of social determinants of health and populations that have been disproportionately impacted by ACEs and/or substance use and overdose.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Approaches to Advanced Signs and Symptoms (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research to examine the multi-dimensional foundations, experiences, and management of complex, advanced signs and symptoms at the end of life. Projects that include under-studied populations including NIH-designated health disparity, socioeconomically disadvantaged, rural and/or remote, and sexual and gender minority populations with advanced, serious illness at the end of life are specifically encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services