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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.

Indiana Trailblazer Planning Grant
Funding for the development of community-university partnerships to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity to result in future collaborative research proposals. Indiana CTSI has an interest in projects that are focused on rural health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds
Funding for tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Native American Business Development Institute Grant
Technical assistance grants for tribes to hire consultants to perform feasibility studies of economic development opportunities located in designated Opportunity Zones.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Indigenous Environmental Health Training Modules and Learning Community
Online, freely accessible training modules that describe why and how the Swinomish Tribal Community modified and implemented the CDC Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) health assessment framework as part of the Climate Ready Tribes project designed to help tribes assess and adapt to climate change. Individuals may also sign up to participate in the climate and health learning community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: National Indian Health Board, Oregon State University, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
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
Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program
Funding for feasibility studies that will result in economic development in rural areas of Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including feasibility studies for healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Funding for 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
Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture Inactive
Grants to support programs for local public facilities, housing, and economic development planning activities in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Ohio Disparities in Maternal Health Community Grant Program Inactive
Funding to implement innovative and culturally competent initiatives to address racial, ethnic, and/or geographic health disparities related to maternal health in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska native village governments, which is central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services