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Rural Health Information Hub

Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center


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.

Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes in Michigan to support general operations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity Inactive
Grants to regional partnerships that are working to improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations, develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity, increase the diversity of the health workforce, and/or increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Supports healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Technologies for Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42) Inactive
Offers funding to develop partnerships between innovative small business concerns (SBCs) and nonprofit research institutions resulting in improving minority health and the reduction of health disparities by commercializing innovative technologies. Rural populations are included in the listed health disparities priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 22, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Quality Health Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations that work to improve healthcare for individuals and communities through measurable outcome improvement projects.
Geographic coverage: Maryland and District of Columbia
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2017
Sponsor: Quality Health Foundation
Maryland Supporting Community Health Resources Inactive
Grants made to to community health projects serving Maryland residents for the purpose of building capacity, expanding access, promoting health equity, and improving population health.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 16, 2016
Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2016
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Hospital Charitable Service Awards Inactive
Recognizes hospitals in the United States whose commitment to their community has led to innovative, sustainable, and collaborative efforts to improve community health and increase access to healthcare education and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2016
Sponsor: Jackson Healthcare
Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Awards (NPPA) Program Inactive
Supports grants for community health programs to create partnerships and implement new and innovative programs in health information and health promotion, health services, and education in the appropriate use of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 21, 2014
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2014
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services