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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
American Rescue Plan Provider Relief Fund New Distributions
Relief funds for hospitals and other healthcare providers to support expenses and lost revenue due to COVID-19. The application portal will open on September 29, 2021. $17 billion is available for a broad range of providers who can document revenue loss and expenses associated with the pandemic. An additional $8.5 billion in relief funds is available for providers who serve rural patients.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Tennessee Nursing Home Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Program Inactive
Funding to support evidence-based initiatives that improve the quality of life and quality of care for individuals currently living in nursing home facilities in Tennessee. The 2021 application cycle has a focus on customer service and elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
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: Apr 6, 2021
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 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Connected Care Pilot Program Inactive
Funding for nonprofit and public healthcare providers to cover 85% of the eligible costs of broadband connectivity, certain network equipment, and information services necessary to provide connected care services to a patient population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
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 29, 2020
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
U.S. Administration on Aging National Resource Centers on Older Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaii Programs Inactive
Funding for National Resource Centers on Native American Elders that will concentrate on the development and provision of technical information and expertise and best practices for Indian tribal organizations, Native American communities, educational institutions, and professionals and paraprofessionals in the field.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support the formation of 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: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services