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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.

Alaska Community Foundation Strengthening Organizations Grant
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Alaska for organizational development, leadership development, building collaborations with the community, and evaluation of organizational effectiveness.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2024
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Equitable Community-Designed Outdoor Spaces in Colorado
Planning grants for the design and construction of outdoor spaces, such as playgrounds and parks across Colorado that allow children, youth, and families to become co-designers of their own spaces for physical activity while fostering a sense of community, agency, and belonging. Priority will be given to projects in low-income, communities of color, and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2025
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success for Communities, Local Governments, Universities, Colleges, and Tribes/Tribal Organizations
Funding to use the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to expand and strengthen the capacity of local community prevention providers to implement evidence-based prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Planning Grants (R34 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding to support federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal colleges and universities, tribal health programs, or tribal organizations to plan and conduct preparatory work for developing competitive NARCH applications.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2026
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
American Indian Public Health Resource Center Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes to improve health systems, access to services, and health outcomes in rural, impoverished communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Indian Public Health Resource Center
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
Broadband Planning Assistance
Technical assistance for communities with actionable broadband projects. Assistance will include targeted data and recommendations to produce investment-ready broadband plans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural LISC
California Small and Rural Hospital Relief Program
Grants for small, rural, and Critical Access Hospitals in California for seismic safety compliance.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Community Health Center Capital Fund LoanPLUS Program
A Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) program that provides loan capital and technical assistance designed to meet the needs of smaller health centers and/or those with limited financial resources. Health centers that have not been able to access financing through conventional lenders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Capital Link, Community Health Center Capital Fund