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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.

Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of 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
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities of Texas
Grants to develop or build on community collaboratives to assess, plan, and implement strategies to become healthier communities that support resilience, mental health, and well-being in rural areas of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
New York Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Services Program
Funding to implement breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening and follow-up services programs in order to reduce morbidity, mortality, and health-related disparities among residents of New York state.
Geographic coverage: New York
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2018
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Tribal Justice Systems: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Offers grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and implementation to improve tribal justice and safety including community wellness and capacity to prevent crime.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture
Grants to support programs for local public facility, housing, and economic development planning activities in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK)
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: Apr 9, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 and Hospitals
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
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) Inactive
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: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health