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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Long-term care

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

Rural Physician Associate Program
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2022
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
New York State Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community
Learning community in New York that includes a virtual summit, monthly webinars, and topical coaching calls designed to incorporate evidence-based practices and transform the care given to older adults. Participants include Federally Qualified Health Centers and community-based social service organizations, among others.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State
Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)
Funding for health services research that will test promising interventions aimed at improving communication and coordination during care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Employee Scholarship Grant Program
Funding for home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support employee scholarship programs for education and training in nursing and other healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Nurse in Long Term Care Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for students in Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs or currently licensed RNs/LPNs who agree to practice in long-term care in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO) Research Study
Opportunity for nursing homes to participate in a research study testing the Changing Talk: Online Training (CHATO). The training focuses on the use of evidence-based, person-centered communication during interactions with older adults in nursing homes and other healthcare settings. Participants from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
West Virginia Rural Health Infrastructure Loan Fund
Loans for health providers in West Virginia for capital funding needs including construction, renovation, expansion equipment purchases, technology purchases, and practice acquisition.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Center for Rural Health Development
Minnesota Long-Term Care Workforce Capacity Building Project Inactive
Funding for projects in Minnesota focused on increasing the number of workers entering the long-term care (LTC) workforce by leveraging educational opportunities, highlighting professional/career pathways, and/or by promoting careers in LTC through public relations and marketing outreach efforts.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2022
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program Inactive
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics as academic geriatricians or academic geriatrics specialists. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services