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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Limited English proficient

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

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Momentum Fund
Funding for community led projects in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island that address healthy aging with an emphasis on community engagement, innovation, collaboration, and inequities.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2019
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Texas Communities Count Grants
Grants for direct, local, on-the-ground projects designed to to increase the participation rates in the 2020 U.S. Census. Strategies should focus on hard-to-count populations, communities, or geographic regions in Texas that are designated as health professional shortage areas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Addressing Disparities Research Grants
Funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare. Research that focuses on residents of rural areas is listed as a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Community Voices for Health
Grants to lead organizations to support ongoing ways for people to engage; to help their voices be a part of decisions around healthcare, social service, and public health systems; to support their efforts to solve problems; and to strengthen their community networks. Reaching rural and other health disparity populations is a priority.
Geographic coverage: Grants are open to organizations based and working in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
National Farmworker Training Program
Funding for a single agency to conduct a national program to educate farm workers about pesticide safety, including training and education aimed at reducing exposure to pesticides for agricultural workers, their families, and the agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Partnership to Promote Local Efforts To Reduce Environmental Exposure
Grants to build community capacity to assess and respond to site-specific issues involving human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Funding may be used to conduct site-specific health assessments and provide recommendations to prevent, reduce, or eliminate harmful exposures and to educate the community, stakeholders, and health professionals on site-specific environmental exposures and risks to human health. When planning project activities, applicants must consider sensitive populations such as children and the elderly, as well as underserved populations such as tribes, people with disabilities, rural populations, and populations where English is a second language.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or improving language access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health