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Funding by Topic: Leadership

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

Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellows Program Inactive
A fellowship opportunity to develop leaders to work in and improve the health of rural and other underserved communities and populations in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: May 10, 2022
Sponsor: Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program Inactive
Grants to support research and extension activities that increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas who will pursue and complete a postsecondary degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The target audience is K-14 students, meaning kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, such as vocational technical institutions and community/junior colleges. Projects should focus on challenges facing agriculture and rural communities, such as increasing global demand for food production in the face of limited natural resources; improving health and reducing obesity; and increasing economic opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Indian Health Board Public Health Innovation Awards Inactive
Honorary awards to recognize excellence, achievement, and innovation for individuals, tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved public health in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Inactive
Funding for public and nonprofit institutions of higher education to provide training to health professionals at the graduate and postgraduate levels in adolescent and young adult core health disciplines, including medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology, and social work.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Agricultural Safety and Health Achievement Awards Inactive
Award program that honors individuals, organizations, and collaborations that have made significant contributions to agricultural safety and health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2021
Sponsor: Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America
Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC) Leadership Academy Inactive
In-person, 2-day training academy and follow-up activities for new and emerging behavioral health leaders in HHS Region 8 states.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2021
Sponsor: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
Indiana Rural Health Association Fellowship Inactive
A fellowship program for students and early career professionals designed to connect them with rural leaders and provide an understanding of public health policy and healthcare programs in rural Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Rural Health Association
Dr. Frank Newman Rural Health Award (Montana) Inactive
Awards recognizing rural health leadership, rural clinician leadership, and rural youth leadership in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2021
Sponsor: Montana Rural Health Initiative
National Rural Health Leadership Virtual Residency Program Inactive
A one-year, fee-based virtual leadership training program designed to enhance the skills and ensure the success of new rural health leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Colorado Rural Health Excellence Award Inactive
Recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to health, healthcare, or a healthcare delivery system in rural Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center