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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 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
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 4, 2021
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 15, 2021
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
California Health Care Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, ensure high value 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
Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Inactive
Grants to enhance core library services in Native American communities with a primary goal of increasing access to information for cultural preservation, education, workforce development, economic and business development, health information, critical thinking skills, digital literacy skills, financial literacy, and other types of literacy skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Native Hawaiian Library Services Grant Inactive
Grants to improve core library services in Native Hawaiian communities with a primary goal of increasing access to information for cultural preservation, education, workforce development, economic and business development, health information, critical thinking skills, digital literacy skills, financial literacy, and other types of literacy skills.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Health Literacy: Improving Outcomes in Serious, Advanced Illness Inactive
Funding for research focused on the barriers to end-of-life and palliative care health literacy in diverse settings and populations. Research should result in strategies, interventions, and models of care to improve health literacy, with the goal of improving outcomes for individuals with serious, advanced illness and their families and caregivers. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services