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Rural Health
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.

Community Heart & Soul Planning, Technical Assistance, and Seed Grant Program
Community Heart & Soul is a community development process that engages residents in identifying what they love about their community, the future they want for it, and how to achieve it. Activities and objectives are determined by communities, and projects have included volunteerism, healthcare access, social programs, transportation, broadband, and emergency preparedness, among others. Seed grants are offered to qualifying small cities and towns interested in implementing the Heart & Soul model.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Heart & Soul
Ford Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants to small, rural communities in Oregon and parts of California for community development; technical assistance; critical needs; arts; and healthy children, youth, and families.
Geographic coverage: Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Ford Family Foundation
Iowa Agricultural Safety and Health Hall of Fame Award
Recognizes individuals or organizations in the public or private sector in Iowa who have made substantial, long-term contributions to the health and safety of Iowa's agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
NRHA Rural Hospital CEO Certification Program
A rural hospital leadership and certification program for current and future rural hospital CEOs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
NRHA Rural Hospital CFO Certification Program
A leadership and certification program for current Chief Financial Officers of rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
NRHA Rural Hospital CNO Certification Program
A leadership and certification program for current Chief Nursing Officers of rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Center for Rural Health Leadership, National Rural Health Association
White House Rural Innovators Initiative Inactive
Honorary awards designed to highlight stories of rural leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsors: The White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Michigan Rural EMS Leadership Academy Inactive
A 40-hour leadership program designed to prepare participants to lead and manage rural EMS agencies.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2024
Sponsor: Michigan Center for Rural Health
Excellence in Rural Psychology Award Inactive
Award that recognizes exemplary psychology leadership in rural and remote areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2024
Sponsor: American Psychological Association