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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.

Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Small, Rural School Achievement Grant Program
Funding for small, rural Local Education Agencies for initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. Activities may include drug prevention, violence prevention, school-based health services, and other health-related programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Health Literacy: Improving Outcomes in Serious, Advanced Illness
Funding for research focused on identification of the key barriers to effective end-of-life and palliative care health literacy in diverse settings and populations, and to create novel 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, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico
Grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health 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: May 28, 2019
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
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 and direct patient care.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention, including the prevention and reduction of opioid misuse and abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Wisconsin Community Grant Program
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin through education and outreach.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pathways to Safer Opioid Use
An interactive, online training with a focus on the appropriate, safe, and effective use of opioids to manage chronic pain.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: American Public Health Association, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services