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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Governance of healthcare organizations

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

National Association of Community Health Centers New Board Chair Leadership Program
A 5-part virtual leadership training program for new health center board chairs or those about to step into the board chair role. Training addresses the role of the board chair, board chair-CEO partnership, board meeting facilitation, navigating conflict, and board chair succession planning.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2022
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, emergency preparedness, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
American Hospital Association Equity of Care Awards Inactive
Honorary awards that recognize hospitals and health systems that have achieved a high level of success in advancing diversity and health equity through data, leadership, cultural awareness, and partnerships.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Sponsors: American Hospital Association, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity
Technical Assistance for Small, Rural, Vulnerable Hospitals Inactive
Targeted technical assistance for rural hospitals to improve quality of care, maintain access to care, and address the challenges that are unique to small hospitals and the towns they serve.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsors: Center for Optimizing Rural Health, Texas A&M University Rural and Community Health Institute
Social and Economic Development Strategies - Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO) Inactive
Grants to build the internal capacity of health and human service organizations so that they may effectively address the current social and economic conditions in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska Native village governments, which are central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Dakota Flex Program Critical Access Hospital Improvement Activity Funding Inactive
Funding to support Critical Access Hospitals in North Dakota to identify potential opportunities for improvement in the areas of quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, and financial indicators.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsors: North Dakota State Office of Rural Health, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Inactive
Funding to help nonprofit housing and community development intermediary organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Priority will be given to applications that address USDA's goal to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development