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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: People with disabilities

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

Empowering Communities to Address Behavioral Health and Chronic Pain through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs
Funding to help communities develop or expand capacity for, deliver, and sustain evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and support programs for older adults and adults with disabilities, particularly those in underserved geographic areas and/or populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Empowering Communities to Deliver and Sustain Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs
Funding to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, and/or tribal elders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Economic Development Administration American Rescue Plan Funding Programs
Funding to support community-led economic development and to accelerate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic while building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks. Investments made under this program will have an emphasis on equity and will directly benefit previously underserved communities, including Indigenous communities, rural areas, and regions with economies that have historically relied on coal mining. Past Economic Development Administration projects have included infrastructure to support healthcare facilities, health workforce development, and health and human services to assist people with getting jobs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
Texas Vaccine Outreach and Education Grant
Grants for COVID-19 vaccine education and outreach activities with the goal of reducing disparities and increasing the number of people fully vaccinated in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsors: Texas A&M University, Texas Department of State Health Services
Minnesota Home and Community-Based Services Scholarship Grant Program
Funding for home and community-based services providers in Minnesota to support employee scholarship programs for education and training in nursing and other healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 31, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of literacy (including health literacy), libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement Opportunity
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in California, Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Grants
Grants for organizations throughout New Jersey and Connecticut that focus on access to dental care for underserved children, people with disabilities, veterans, and seniors.
Geographic coverage: New Jersey and Connecticut
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsor: Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding: Broad Pragmatic Studies
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research in the areas of addressing disparities; assessment of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options; communication and dissemination research; and improving healthcare systems. Special areas of emphasis for the 2022 cycle include 1) addressing racism, discrimination, and bias in healthcare systems and care delivery and 2) health system–level interventions to improve healthcare worker well-being and reduce burnout.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2022
Application Deadline: May 3, 2022
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute