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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.

AARP Community Challenge
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
Sponsor: AARP
Medica Foundation Behavioral Health Grant Program
Grants for projects in the Medica Foundation service area that help people with serious mental illness and chemical addictions recover and lead productive lives.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2020
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Alzheimer's Disease Programs Initiative - Grants to States and Communities
Grants to support the development and expansion of dementia-capable home and community-based service systems in states and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Innovations in Accessible Mobility
Grants for innovative projects that increase accessible transportation options for older adults and people with disabilities. Proposed projects should be ready-to-launch upon receipt of award.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Summer Research Education Experience Program (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants for research education activities in the mission areas of the National Institutes of Health. The over-arching goal of the program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs, with an emphasis on underrepresented populations and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 7, 2020
Application Deadline: May 7, 2020
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Information Technology to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21)
Funding for exploratory/developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology improves healthcare quality and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2020
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality