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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.

Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)
Grants to help small rural hospitals in Texas with purchasing and/or training activities around value-based purchasing; participating in an Accountable Care Organization or other shared savings program; and purchase of technology for meaningful use, payment bundling/PPS, or ICD-10 standards.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)
Coordinated state application to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on behalf of the needs of Minnesota’s small rural hospitals. Funds may be used to purchase items from the SHIP Purchasing Menu in the categories of value based purchasing, accountable care organization, payment bundling, or care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative community-based projects to increase children's access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Wisconsin Cost Champions Award
Awards for cost savings ideas suggested by a team or individual employed by a Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative member hospital.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsors: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, Wipfli, LLP
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Episcopal Health Foundation Strategy Grants
Grants for projects in Texas that strengthen systems of health, build health-promoting communities, and invest in early childhood brain development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Accelerating Community-Centered Approaches in Health
Supports innovative population health programs and policies that work to improve health at the community level, including the use of new financial models to achieve cost effective solutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kresge Foundation
Commonwealth Fund Health Grants
Supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve healthcare practice and policy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Commonwealth Fund
Louisiana Practice Management Consultation
Consultation services to build and sustain the capacity of community health systems to provide integrated, efficient, and effective healthcare services with the goal of improving the health status of Louisiana residents in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
Medicare Incentive Payments in Health Professional Shortage Areas
Medicare bonus payments to physicians in geographic HPSAs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services