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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Healthcare business and finance

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

Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
Grants to state designated entities to assist Critical Access Hospitals with quality and performance activities, including: stabilizing rural hospital finance; integrating emergency medical services (EMS) into their healthcare systems; incorporating population health; and fostering innovative models of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award
Monetary award for community-based organizations (CBOs) to recognize partnerships with healthcare entities that improve health outcomes and quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities, and/or caregivers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsors: Aging and Disability Business Institute, The John A. Hartford Foundation, USAging
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK)
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska Native tribal governments, which are central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: May 20, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to to encourage innovative health services research that can directly contribute to the improvement of health outcomes for people from all minority populations, which includes racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with limited English proficiency, rural populations, and individuals adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to develop a product, process, or service with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined population groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 10, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Self-Governance Program Negotiation Cooperative Agreement
Cooperative agreements that provide negotiation resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Self-Governance Program Planning Cooperative Agreement
Cooperative agreements that provide planning resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
States Advancing All-Payer Health Equity Approaches and Development (AHEAD) Model
A state total cost of care (TCOC) model that works to drive state and regional healthcare transformation and multi-payer alignment, with the goal of improving the total health of a state population and lowering costs. The AHEAD Model will provide participating states with funding and other tools to address rising healthcare costs and support health equity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 26, 2024
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2024
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project (RHPTP)
Technical assistance and training for rural healthcare providers to build capacity in value-based care (VBC), with emphasis on efficiency, quality, patient experience, and safety. The program's goal is to guide small rural hospitals and Rural Health Clinics that are not currently participating in VBC to prepare for participation in a health system focused on value.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2024
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award
Award that honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their rural hospital and community through transformational change and healthcare innovation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2024
Sponsor: American Hospital Association