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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Planning and strategy methods and resources

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

Louisiana Collective Impact Grant
Grants to grass-roots coalitions in Louisiana to identify a pressing community health issue and tackle the root causes of that issue through changes in policies, practices, social supports, and the physical environment.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Improving Health in Rural America: Addressing the Leading Causes of Death
A technical assistance opportunity for states to develop and implement strategies to address the leading causes of death in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: National Governors Association
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): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative community-based projects to increase children's access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Health Care Division
Grants for organizations that serve financially needy residents of North Carolina and work in the areas of primary care, prevention, diabetes, mental health, and substance abuse.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2018
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
ACF Strengthening Organizations Grant
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations in Alaska for organizational development, leadership development, building collaborations with the community, and evaluation of organizational effectiveness.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Appalachian Community Fund Technical Assistance Grants
Funding for technical assistance needs for community-based organizations that address underlying causes of economic and social distress in the Appalachian region.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Change Incubator Funding: Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
Funding for community-based partnerships to build their capacity to carry out community health improvement initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants
Awards grants to organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for the uninsured and/or medically underserved in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Awards grants to help community-based healthcare 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