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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Immigrants

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

Minnesota International Medical Graduate Career Guidance and Support Grant Program
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to assist immigrant international medical graduates and other foreign trained healthcare professionals who wish to integrate into the Minnesota healthcare delivery system, with the goal of increasing access to primary care in rural and underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
New Mexico Vaccine Rollout and Community Rebuild Project
Grants and technical assistance for nonprofit organizations serving New Mexico to support vaccine rollout and community rebuilding efforts. Projects should focus on advancing health equity for vulnerable populations that have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 including children and families; Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC); rural; low-income; people with disabilities; immigrants; and elderly populations.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation
Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01)
Grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings. Under-resourced settings and populations include members of minority groups, other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, and people living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
California Together Toward Health
Grant to community-based organizations in California to develop and expand public outreach and workforce development opportunities for populations disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Applications from farming communities and tribes are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Public Health Institute
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Promoting Vaccine Confidence in Local Communities through Partnership with Regional Health Offices Inactive
Funding for local public health agencies and other eligible organizations to establish partnerships with community stakeholders to increase vaccine confidence among populations with low vaccination rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Equitable Vaccine Uptake Fund Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and barriers to vaccine access among vulnerable and historically marginalized populations in Texas, including people of color and under-resourced rural and urban communities.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Sponsors: Greater Houston Community Foundation, Your Shot Texas Fund
Oregon Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects that address the most pressing challenges in Oregon, including COVID-19, systemic racism and racial injustice, wildfires, and the under-investment and lack of infrastructure in under-resourced rural and marginalized communities across the state
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
Washington Community Learning Grants Inactive
Core support (or general operating support) grants for community-based organizations in Washington working to improve health equity by dismantling systemic barriers and fostering community well-being. Rural and tribal organizations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: May 6, 2021
Sponsor: Group Health Foundation