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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.

TechQuity Project Award Inactive
Funding for projects in Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 1 to purchase technology and provide online resource training that will improve health, and digital equity to underserved communities impacted by the digital divide.
Geographic coverage: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Health Information Outreach Award: Region 6 Inactive
Funding for projects in Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 6 that improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Health Careers Exploration Program (HCEP) Inactive
Support for health career conferences, workshops, and health career exploration programs in California, especially those serving underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged students.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Express Health Information Outreach Award Region 3 Inactive
Funding for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of consumers, caregivers, students, and other members of the public to find and use health information. Priority points will be awarded to projects that focus on health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Region 3 states which include Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Native American Library Services Basic Grants Inactive
Grants to improve core library services in Native American communities with a primary goal of increasing access to information in a variety of formats to support needs for 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: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Tribal Health Information Outreach Award NLM Region 3 Inactive
Funding to support projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of American Indian communities, individuals, and tribal nations to find and use health information. Projects should broaden access and promote awareness of authoritative health information to health professionals and the communities and individuals they serve in Tribal Nations, rural American Indian communities, and those in large urban Indian center locations.
Geographic coverage: NLM Region 6 states including Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention-Mobile Health Training Program (NEPQR-MHTP) Inactive
Funding to expand experiential training opportunities for nurses through nurse-led mobile health training sites, with the goal of strengthening nursing workforce to provide quality culturally aligned care in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of literacy (including health literacy), libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccination Community Outreach Inactive
Grants to engage community-based organizations, local health departments, and federally qualified health centers to help remove barriers to and promote acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination for Wisconsin communities that face barriers to accessing medical care and people who have a mistrust of government agencies, the medical community, and/or vaccines. Rural populations are listed as a program focus.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 6 Subaward Program Inactive
Funding for libraries and other organizations to support a highly trained workforce for biomedical and health information resources and data, improve health literacy, and increase health equity through information within region 6. Region 6 has an interest in working with and reaching rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine