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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Legislation and regulations

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

Mine Health and Safety Grants
Grants to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners through laws, regulations, safety improvements, education, and training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsors: Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
California Health Care Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, ensure high value care, and inform decision makers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation
Violence Against Women Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program Inactive
Grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
COVID-19 Policy Research in Rural Pennsylvania Inactive
Grant to support policy research on the impacts of COVID-19 in rural Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants Inactive
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 22, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Licensure Portability Grant Program Inactive
Funding for state licensing boards to develop and implement state policies that will reduce statutory and regulatory barriers to telemedicine, with the ultimate goal of addressing workforce shortages and improving access to care in underserved and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services