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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.

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
Rural Health Care Outcomes Accelerator
A 3-year initiative designed to eliminate rural health disparities by helping hospitals and clinicians provide high-quality evidence-based care. Assistance includes free access to evidence-based programs, consultants, networking, and recognition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Heart Association
The New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund
Grants to address systemic racism and racial inequality while fostering inclusion, representation, opportunity, and prosperity for Black, Latino, and Indigenous communities in Massachusetts. Priority areas include health equity and economic empowerment, among others.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The New Commonwealth Fund
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative Inactive
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance use disorder 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): Feb 16, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Leadership Learning for Professionals working in Public Health and Community Health Centers Mini-Grants Inactive
Funding for the development and offering of learning opportunities for professionals working in public health or community health in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, or Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: The 6 states within the service area of the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2024
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RM-PHTC)
Climate Program Office Tribal Drought Resilience with Inflation Reduction Act Support Inactive
Funding to enable tribal nations to address current and future drought and climate risk on tribal lands across the western U.S. by improving decision support and building drought resilience in a changing climate. Projects should work to reduce impacts of drought on human health, critical infrastructure, security, and the economy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 2, 2023
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Commerce