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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.

Grants and Technical Assistance for Coal Communities Applying for Federal Funding
Funding and technical assistance to help coal communities submit competitive federal applications for community-led transition projects. Priority will be given to projects that are led by and serve low-income and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities most impacted by the transition.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Just Transition Fund
Highmark Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania in the areas of chronic disease, family health, and service delivery systems.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Highmark Foundation
HUD Distressed Cities and Persistent Poverty Technical Assistance (DCTA) Program
Technical assistance to build capacity of local governments experiencing economic distress, specifically in smaller communities with populations under 50,000. Assistance will help local governments and their nonprofit partners in alleviating persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Missouri Firearm Injury and Death Prevention Planning Grants
Grants to engage stakeholders in Missouri in planning, preparing, and building support for firearm injury and death prevention efforts. One of the program priorities is addressing community violence in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
National Indian Health Board Tribal Environmental Justice Technical Assistance Center
Technical assistance for environmental health and climate justice projects the benefit tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Nebraska Center for Rural Affairs Loan and Business Development Programs
Loans, training, technical assistance, and other development services for small businesses in rural Nebraska communities. Eligible recipients of program services may include healthcare providers, healthcare and social determinants of health related businesses, nonprofit human services providers, public agencies, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Rural Affairs
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Fellows Program
Fellowships for faculty or staff from Land Grant Institutions to collaborate with NCRCRD staff on research and/or outreach projects that will enhance rural development in the North Central Region.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
North Dakota AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in North Dakota that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Area Health Education Center
North Dakota Rural Healthcare Peer Exchange and Professional Development Program for CAHs
Travel support for individuals or small groups from Critical Access Hospitals to meet with similar entities from other areas of North Dakota and share information, ideas, and successful approaches to improving quality and access to healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: North Dakota State Office of Rural Health, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health