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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: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
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
Provision of community needs assessments to small and rural communities in Michigan.
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
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds Inactive
Awards funding to tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Georgia EmpowerHealth Capacity Building Grant Inactive
Capacity building grants to Georgia-based nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and quasi-governmental agencies to address critical organizational capacity needs that affect access, cost, and quality of health and healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Access to Health through Healthy, Active Built Environments Inactive
Grants for regional collaboratives in Tennessee to improve individual and community health outcomes by supporting local communities in enhancing and using public spaces and built environments.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 16, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
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, and/or development of collaborative population health activities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Montana Healthcare Foundation Rapid Response Grants Inactive
The Rapid Response program is intended to support proposals focused on planning, training, and smaller-scale pilot projects in the areas of American Indian health, behavioral health, and building partnerships to increase health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
Health Impact Project Inactive
Grants to support the use of health impact assessment to improve local health outcomes and to build the capacity of organizations to conduct health impact assessments to bring both health evidence and community voice to decisions made in sectors outside of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts