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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.

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
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
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
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support and disseminate research on trends in health workforce. In this cycle, up to 9 centers will be funded in the areas of public health workforce, behavioral health workforce, health equity in health workforce, allied health workforce, long-term care support/services, oral health workforce, emerging workforce topics, and technical assistance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Live Well at Home Grants Inactive
Grants to develop and /or provide services to allow for older Minnesotans to live in the community. Funded projects will improve capacity to develop, strengthen, and integrate programs; maintain home and community-based services for individuals' age 65 and older and at risk of long-term nursing home use and/or spending down into medical assistance; and strengthen services for the caregiver support network. Models that serve older adults in rural, frontier, and remote areas are of particular interest.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship Grant Program Inactive
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 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Nurse in Long Term Care Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
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 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural Physician Associate Program Inactive
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 28, 2021
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
New York State Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community Inactive
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 15, 2021
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State