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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Needs assessment methods and resources

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

Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK)
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 23, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Justice Systems Planning and Direct Services: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and direct service program implementation to improve tribal justice and safety, including community wellness and the capacity to prevent crime.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Victim Services Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding to improve services for victims of crime in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Louisiana Practice Management Consultation
Consultation services to build and sustain the capacity of community health systems to provide integrated, efficient, and effective healthcare services with the goal of improving the health status of Louisiana residents in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health
Michigan Community Assessment Process
Assistance to assess a community’s problems and challenges, identify assets, and define issues to be addressed as part of a long-range planning process.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Michigan Rural Council
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Provides funding to financially distressed rural communities of less than 2,500 people to assist with feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program Inactive
Grants to promote the planning and development of rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Grant Program Inactive
Grants to Critical Access Hospitals in rural North Dakota for revenue cycle management analysis, chart audit activities, development of collaborative population health activities, and development of programming in response to identification of unmet community health and health service needs.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health