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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.

National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network Project
National network of clinical care teams that can provide expert medical advice and COVID surge support using network enabled mobile devices. Critical care experts from around the country can assist with e-consults, remote home monitoring, relief coverage, tiered staffing, and specialty services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network (NETCCN), U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
North Dakota Flex CAH Subcontract
Subcontract funding for Critical Access Hospitals in rural North Dakota for financial and operational assessment and improvement; patient outmigration analysis, and Community Health Needs Assessment implementation.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: North Dakota State Office of Rural Health, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Tribal Health Program Support
Technical assistance and training for tribes that provides public health information, advocacy tools, policy analysis, and health promotion and disease prevention programming with the goal of elevating the health status of tribal citizens.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.
Tribal Infection Control Officers and Health Officials Training Scholarships
Scholarships for tribal infection control officers and health officials to take courses to expand their knowledge of infection control and improve their ability to prevent infections in Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
We Are Appalachia: Mpox Response Initiative
Mini-grants to combat the ongoing monkeypox epidemic in rural Appalachia through outreach to LGBTQIA+ communities.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Education Group
West Virginia Hepatitis Academic Mentoring Partnership
A tele-mentoring partnership designed for primary care providers in rural West Virginia to link with disease experts for hepatitis C training.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Rural Health Association
Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant Inactive
Grants for research to improve healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes of those affected by health disparities. Proposals are encouraged to propose or lay the groundwork for emergency department-based interventions that produce actionable evidence and/or reproducible findings to improve health outcomes for disparities groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2023
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Foundation
Virginia Health Access Grants Inactive
Funding for projects to increase access to healthcare for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 17, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2023
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed Inactive
Funding for innovative projects that will strengthen and advance COVID-19 health equity research. Areas of interest include studies that support the evaluation of outcomes FDA-approved products and advance understanding of long COVID by demographic data including, but not limited to, ethnicity, race, age, disability, and geography.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 6, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2023
Sponsors: Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support community partners working to advance capacity, training, support, and community experience with COVID-19 testing initiatives in rural and other underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 23, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2023
Sponsors: Duke Clinical Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, UNC Center for Health Equity Research