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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.

Missouri Firearm Injury and Death Prevention Planning Grants
Grants to engage stakeholders in Missouri in planning, preparing, and building support for firearm injury and death prevention efforts. One of the program priorities is addressing community violence in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
National Indian Health Board Tribal Environmental Justice Technical Assistance Center
Technical assistance for environmental health and climate justice projects the benefit tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Nebraska Center for Rural Affairs Loan and Business Development Programs
Loans, training, technical assistance, and other development services for small businesses in rural Nebraska communities. Eligible recipients of program services may include healthcare providers, healthcare and social determinants of health related businesses, nonprofit human services providers, public agencies, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Rural Affairs
Next50 Initiative Sudden and Urgent Need Grants
One-time grants for small nonprofit organizations in Colorado to meet an urgent need that would have an immediate impact on an organization's capacity to serve older adults. Priority will be given to projects that target disabled, low income, rural, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Next50 Initiative
NRHA Rural Hospital CEO Certification Program
A rural hospital leadership and certification program for current and future rural hospital CEOs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program
Funding for feasibility studies that will result in economic development in rural areas of Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including feasibility studies for healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Rural Health Care Outcomes Accelerator
A 3-year initiative designed to eliminate rural health disparities by helping hospitals and clinicians provide high-quality evidence-based care. Assistance includes free access to evidence-based programs, consultants, networking, and recognition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Rural Water Loan Fund
A below market loan program designed to meet the needs of small water and wastewater utilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Water Association
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Funding for financially distressed rural communities of less than 2,500 people to assist with feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance on water and waste disposal projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Tribal Health Program Support
Technical assistance and training for tribes that provides public health information, advocacy tools, policy analysis, and health promotion and disease prevention programming with the goal of elevating the health status of tribal citizens.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.