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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Policy

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
New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
Funds projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
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
Native American Congressional Internship
Offers a 10-week summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program
Supports innovative clinical, research, education, or policy projects in the field of palliative care and implementation of a leadership career plan for outstanding emerging leaders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Cambia Health Foundation
Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies
Will fund one entity that is able to assist rural communities with conducting rapid data analyses and short term issue-specific rural research studies to understand the impact of current and proposed policies and regulations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Udall Scholarship
Offers scholarships to Native Americans and Alaska Native students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, self-governance, native health, or the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2018
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of health promotion, wellness education, and disease prevention. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation
California Healthcare Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, ensure high value care, and inform decision makers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation