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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Pharmacy and prescription drugs

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

Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP I)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2020
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
340B Drug Pricing Program
Allows certain facilities, such as Critical Access Hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers and FQHC Look-Alikes, to purchase prescription and non-prescription medications at reduced cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Pharmacy Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 2, 2020
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
APhA Foundation Incentive Grants
Offers pharmacists seed money to implement or support an innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. Pharmacists in rural areas have received funding in previous rounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2020
Sponsor: American Pharmacists Association
Montana Mental Health Trust Funding
Grants for programs, services, and resources for the prevention, treatment, and management of serious mental illness in Montana children and adults.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: Montana Mental Health Trust
Delaware State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of Delaware for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
Alaska AHEC Scholars Program
Multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Alaska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
Applying CDC's Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids Interactive Training Series
An interactive, online training series designed to help healthcare providers apply CDC's recommendations for prescribing opioids. Free continuing education credit is available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Direct Relief Partnership Network
A partnership program for healthcare facilities that extends medication access to patients who are unable to afford prescriptions, reduces procurement costs of medications and supplies, and leverages resources to foster healthier communities. Partner facilities order online from Direct Relief's pharmaceutical inventory.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Direct Relief