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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.

Creative Placemaking for Rural Initiative Inactive
Support and technical assistance to host a virtual and/or on-site local Placemaking Workshop or participate in the Placemaking Learning Cohort. The initiative will focus on improving rural prosperity and building the capacity of rural organizations to create and implement innovative placemaking strategies into their larger community development planning goals and activities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2022
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Council
Indiana Trailblazer Planning Grant Inactive
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 1, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans Inactive
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Northern Border Region Healthcare Support Program Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide technical assistance to rural communities in the region of the Northern Border Regional Commission in their efforts to enhance access to health care (including behavioral health); improve recruitment and retention of health care providers and assist rural hospitals and clinics in their efforts to take part in health care value efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Con Alma Health Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants to provide project support, general operating support, and technical/capacity building assistance for nonprofit organizations working to improve the health of underserved residents of New Mexico. Health may be defined broadly to include physical, mental, emotional, behavioral, social, oral, environmental, and spiritual well-being. Priority is placed on advancing health equity and reducing health disparities by promoting greater access to healthcare and improved quality of healthcare for all with an emphasis on people of color and rural and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation
Native American Business Development Institute Grant Inactive
Technical assistance grants for federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations to explore economic development opportunities through feasibility studies and business plans. The program goal is recovery from and adaptation to the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2022
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant Inactive
Grants to intermediary organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural organizations and agencies to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area, and once those needs have been identified, locating public and private resources to finance those identified needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 23, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Alaska Tribal Victim Services Micro-Grant Program Inactive
Grants for planning, implementation, and expansion of a wide-range of services for tribal victims of crime in Alaska. Funding may be used for many activities including planning, needs assessments, behavioral health services, telemedicine, human services, and building renovations.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: May 13, 2022
Sponsor: Denali Commission
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program Inactive
Grants for tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Funding may support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development, implementation, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2022
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Gilead COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations working in the southern United States to build the capacity to provide and sustain high quality and accessible HIV education and care. Priority is given to organizations that provide services in rural areas or identified service desert areas.
Geographic coverage: The service area is 12 southern states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Application Deadline: May 2, 2022
Sponsors: Emory University, Gilead COMPASS Initiative