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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.

Technical Assistance for Small, Rural, Vulnerable Hospitals
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 31, 2022
Sponsors: Center for Optimizing Rural Health, Texas A&M University Rural and Community Health Institute
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
Georgia Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant Program (RHSGP) Inactive
Grants to stabilize and strengthen the financial base of rural hospitals in Georgia in order to reduce the number of closures that may be a result of financial stress created by loss of market share, under-utilization or inappropriate utilization of services, or other variables that can be identified and addressed through a focused, intentional assessment and intervention.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: May 2, 2022
Sponsors: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of 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. 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
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Association of Community Health Centers New Board Chair Leadership Program Inactive
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
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
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
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