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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health disparities

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

Arizona Systems Change Grants
Grants for collaborative work designed to transform systems through changes to policies and practices to improve health in Arizona communities. Applicants from tribes and rural areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
South Dakota Communities That Care Grants
Funding for community-based projects in South Dakota to prevent, reduce, and respond to risk factors such as substance abuse, overdose, and suicide while strengthening resilience and protective factors. The program is focused on advancing health equity and addressing social determinants of health among populations at higher risk and that are underserved, including rural communities in South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
New Mexico Vaccine Rollout and Community Rebuild Project
Grants and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations serving New Mexico to support vaccine rollout and community rebuilding efforts. Projects should focus on advancing health equity for vulnerable populations that have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 including children and families; Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC); rural; low-income; people with disabilities; immigrants; and elderly populations.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation
South Dakota Cancer Prevention and Control Grants
Implementation grants for evidence based, system level programs that focus on intervention, prevention, early detection, and cancer survivorship in South Dakota. Programs are expected to focus on cancer health disparities populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund
Grants to support innovative ideas and approaches that address systemic inequities and have a lasting impact on the health of Missouri's individuals and communities most in need. Projects should utilize community-driven solutions to address social determinants of health and structural inequities.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2021
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
State and National Public Health AmeriCorps
Funding for the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who are ready to respond to the public health needs of the country by providing service primarily in state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
COVID-19: Mobilizing Communities for a Just Response in Wisconsin Grant
Grants to engage local and tribal government agencies and community-based organizations in Wisconsin to address COVID-19-related health disparities and advance health equity by expanding community capacity for equity and change.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for researchers that are not employed by the NIH. Loan repayment awards are based on an applicant's potential to build and sustain a research career, not to support specific research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services