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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Mental health

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

Virginia Health Access Grants
Funding for projects to increase access to healthcare for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs
Funding to help communities develop or expand capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs for older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved geographic areas and/or populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Indian Health Service Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I)
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or integrate primary care, nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for suicidal behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Zero Suicide Initiative
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to implement the Zero Suicide model, which focuses on developing a system-wide approach to improving care for individuals at risk of suicide who are currently using health and behavioral health systems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Colorado that enhance health equity, well-being, and opportunity in the priority areas of healthy children and youth, resilient families, and public policy.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant
Grants for research to improve healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes of those affected by health disparities. Proposals are encouraged to propose or lay the groundwork for emergency department-based interventions that produce actionable evidence and/or reproducible findings to improve health outcomes for disparities groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2022
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Foundation
Research Grants to Prevent Firearm-Related Violence and Injuries (R01)
Grants for research to understand and prevent firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime, including firearm suicide and self-harm in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 8, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services