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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Infectious diseases

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

California Tribal Homekey Program
Funding to sustain and rapidly expand housing for households experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and who are impacted by or at increased risk for medical diseases or conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants are focused on tribal households in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2024
Sponsor: California Department of Housing and Community Development
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Stimulating Research to Understand and Address Hunger, Food, and Nutrition Insecurity
Notice of Special Interest for research on interventions that address nutrition security and the mechanisms of food insecurity on a variety of health outcomes. Priority populations include racial/ethnic minority populations, lower income populations, and rural and remote populations including tribal communities and insular areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2024
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
New Models of Integrated HIV/AIDS, Addiction, and Primary Care Services (R34 Clinical Trial Optional and R01 Clinical Trial Required)
Grants to support the development and testing of enhanced models of care that integrate HIV, Hepatitis B and C, addiction, and primary care services. Research in states and counties identified in the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative, including areas with the highest rural HIV burden, are specifically encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2025
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Barriers to Care and Risk of HIV-Associated Comorbidities among Vulnerable Population Groups
Notice of Special Interest for research that analyzes barriers to care and risk of HIV-associated comorbidities among disproportionally vulnerable and affected population groups of people living with or at risk for HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: 57 priority jurisdictions including 7 states with a substantial rural HIV burden
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research to Address Vaccine Hesitancy, Uptake, and Implementation among Populations that Experience Health Disparities
Notice of Special Interest for community-engaged research to evaluate strategies to facilitate vaccination uptake in clinical and community contexts and address the barriers to increasing reach, access, and uptake of vaccinations among health disparity populations at high risk and likely to experience vaccine hesitancy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2026
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
Grants for nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools in Adirondack communities. Grants have been made in the areas of food access, child care, low wage workers, elderly individuals, and disparities, among others.
Geographic coverage: The Adirondack region of northern New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Adirondack Foundation
Agricultural Health and Safety Emerging Issues Grant Program
Grants for short-term projects for emerging agricultural health and safety issues that are defined as health risks that are new or have rapidly expanding impact in the immediate or near future.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Business and Industry Loan Guarantees
Loan guarantees to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Certified Men's Health Educator Training
Course that focuses on the unique needs and challenges of boys and men, specifically in rural communities. While the course is available for all who are interested, currently the training will be provided at no cost for a limited number of individuals who live or work in designated rural counties in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Men's Health Network, Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Curriculum
The development of no-cost COVID-19 contact tracing curricula customized for local public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Public Health Foundation