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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.

Rural Health Network Development Program
Grants for healthcare networks in rural areas to address gaps in service, enhance systems of care, and expand capacity of the local healthcare system. The purpose of this program is to support rural integrated healthcare networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) Program: Community-Led, Health Equity Structural Intervention Initiative (OT2)
Funding for community organizations working in partnership with research organizations to develop, implement, assess, and disseminate health equity structural interventions designed to break the cycle of health disparities. Applications that focus on rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 28, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 23, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, NIH Common Fund, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bloomberg Fellows Indigenous Scholars
Provides public health training, scholarships, and stipends for individuals who are currently working with organizations in the areas of adolescent health, addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence. The program supports cohorts of Indigenous Scholars that are looking to use public health tools to address the most pressing issues in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsors: Center for Indigenous Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Healthy Behaviors Grants for Partnerships, Planning, or Implementation
Grants to support capacity building, planning, and implementation activities for projects that improve health and well-being in communities in the Western Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina. Focuses on populations experiencing the greatest health disparities based on income, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Virginia, North Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2022
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Funding for organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address access to care, maternal and infant health, mental health, oral health, population health, and workforce development, with a focus on reducing disparities for underserved populations, including racial minorities and rural residents.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Conversations on Rural Health Disparities in New York Micro-Grants
Grants to support dialogue, learning, and action planning to address community health needs and persistent health disparities in rural communities in Western and Central New York.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Health Foundation for Western and Central New York
NBCC Foundation Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors
Fellowships for master's degree-level addictions counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, and military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Minnesota Mental Health Cultural Community Continuing Education Grants Individual Providers Tuition Reimbursement Program
Grants for mental health providers in Minnesota pursuing a course of study, through post-secondary training or continuing education, that is expected to lead to recognition as a board-approved supervisor to individual practitioners pursuing licensure as a mental health professional.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities include serving historically underrepresented communities, environmental health, services for veterans, and financial planning and literacy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps State and National Public Health AmeriCorps Grants
Funding to support the recruitment, training, and development of public health leaders able to provide service in response to the public health needs of urban and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2023
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention