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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.

Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of integrated rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Rural Health Assessment Grant
Grants to support collaborative efforts to improve health equity, reduce health disparities, and address social determinants of health in rural Minnesota through community level health assessments and implementation planning.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Aftercare
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of substance abuse and decrease the overall use of addicting and illicit substances among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for substance abuse behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for suicidal behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Harm Reduction Program Grant
Grants to support community-based, trauma-informed overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Priority populations include rural communities, LGBTQ+, and/or racial and ethnic minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina Promoting Equitable Health Outcomes by Addressing Social Drivers of Poor Health
Funding and technical support for planning or implementing a systems change effort that addresses a social determinant of health and aims to reduce racial or ethnic disparities in health outcomes in North Carolina, particularly in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Tribal Self-Governance Program Negotiation Cooperative Agreement
Cooperative agreements that provide negotiation resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives Tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Self-Governance Program Planning Cooperative Agreement
Cooperative agreements that provide planning resources to Tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives Tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Rural Hospital Planning and Transition Grant
Grants to help small, rural hospitals in Minnesota create and/or implement a strategic plan that will preserve access to health services or respond to changing conditions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance abuse 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): Mar 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2022
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission