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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Networking and collaboration

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

Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance abuse treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Drug-Free Communities Support Program
Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Gilead COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants
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.
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 17, 2021
Sponsors: Emory University, Gilead COMPASS Initiative
Increasing the Body of Knowledge for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health: Small Grants Program
Grants for organizations that wish to explore, plan, implement, or improve specific aspects of cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health. Priority is given to cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements designed to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health, the public health response to COVID-19, structural racism, and related issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Community-Based Workforce for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach
Funding to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists, to educate and assist individuals in getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Projects should target resources to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities in both rural and urban areas to ensure that challenges such as vaccine confidence and assisting with vaccine accessibility are addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Tribal Victim Services Micro-Grant Program
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 21, 2021
Sponsor: Denali Commission
Rural Residency Planning and Development Technical Assistance Program
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance for HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development Program awardees that are working to expand the number of rural residency training programs and subsequently increase the number of physicians choosing to practice in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 21, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office on Violence Against Women Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
Grants to provide direct technical assistance for existing and potential grantees and sub-grantees to enhance and support their efforts to successfully implement projects supported by OVW grant funds. This initiative is designed to build and enhance the capacity of civil and criminal justice system professionals and victim service providers to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and foster partnerships among organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address these crimes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 3, 2021
Application Deadline: May 27, 2021
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
California Leighton Memorial Grant Award
An unrestricted grant to a coalition or collaborative in a rural, frontier, or tribal area of California that has demonstrated success in improving emergency response with a focus on addressing inequity.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsor: Carestar Foundation
Hermes Monato, Jr. Rural Health Essay Prize
An annual award for a rural health essay written by a student or recent graduate of any campus of the University of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative