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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health literacy

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

Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 20, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes to increase access to affordable healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured in Michigan. Funding may be used to support ongoing operations, as well as expand hours and services, team-based approaches to care, patient navigation and enrollment, and/or wrap-around services.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
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
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Health Care Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, advance people-centered care, and inform decision makers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation
Delta Dental of Iowa Grant Funding Programs
Funding for oral health, integration of oral and overall health, and overall health through an equity lens, with the goal of strengthening and transforming the health and oral health of all Iowans.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
Foundation For the Mid South Grants
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi working in the areas of health disparities, physical health, mental health, education, financial security, and the growth and prosperity of communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation For the Mid South
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Health and Wellness Grants in Utah
Grants to charitable organizations providing healthcare services in rural and urban areas of Utah.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Community Grant
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin. Currently, the Wisconsin Medical Society is accepting applications on a rolling basis to increase health equity and access during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 2 Grants Inactive
Funding for projects in Region 2 (southern U.S.) that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; and improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine