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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.

Nevada Project ECHO Clinics
Training and indirect telehealth consultations for primary care providers to meet the specialty care needs of patients in rural and underserved areas. Providers in Nevada receive priority; however, there is capacity to assist providers nationally.
Geographic coverage: Offered to providers in Nevada and nationally.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives
North Dakota Project ECHO Virtual Learning Network
A virtual learning network designed to build the capacity of best practice care among primary care and other providers supporting patients in rural areas of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Oregon Community Recovery Grant Program
Grants to nonprofits to respond to the immediate needs of Oregon communities facing disproportionate health, social, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
Rural Resilience: Farm Stress Training
A self-paced online course for groups that work with farmers and ranchers to learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress and suicide, ways to effectively communicate with people under stress, and how to reduce stigma related to mental health concerns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: American Farm Bureau Federation, Farm Credit, Michigan State University Extension, National Farmers Union, University of Illinois Extension
VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Zero Suicide Academy
A 2-day training for senior leaders of healthcare and behavioral healthcare organizations that seek to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Education Development Center, Inc., National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
South Carolina Health Priority Grants Inactive
Grants for projects that align with the mission of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation to promote and support healthier South Carolinians and increase access to healthcare for the economically disadvantaged.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Grant Program Inactive
Grants for outreach campaigns to reduce the number of railroad-related suicides that involve railroad trespassing. Addressing the disproportionately high fatality rates on rural transportation infrastructure is of critical interest, as well as collaborative efforts with transportation entities, state/local government, communities, and/or other suicide prevention or safety organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants Inactive
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: Aug 7, 2020
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
National Health Service Corps Site Application Inactive
Apply to be a National Health Service Corps Site to receive recruitment and retention assistance, networking opportunities, and other benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services