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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Healthcare needs and services

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

Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and Follow-up Through Implementation Science (UG3/UH3)
Grants to promote research in colorectal cancer screening, follow-up, and referral-to-care among target populations for whom screening rates are below national standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 18, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Developing Solutions for Social Isolation in the United States: Learning From the World
Funding for projects that demonstrate, plan, or evaluate successful ideas from around the world that address social isolation and promote positive, healthy social connections and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2017
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Kansas Bridging Plan
Offers loan forgiveness to resident physicians working in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Massachusetts Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Massachusetts, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Massachusetts Primary Care Office
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
Funds projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge
Provides funding to support the development and implementation of innovative broadband-enabled solutions to support rural commerce, healthcare, public safety, economic development, education, energy, or other community-oriented initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Maine that address the underlying causes and consequences of social and environmental problems.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Stephen and Tabitha King (STK) Foundation
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2018
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services Program: New Geographic Service Areas
Funding to provide, on an ongoing outpatient basis, high quality early intervention services/primary care to individuals with HIV infection in new geographic service areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services