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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.

California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program: Standard Track
Funding and technical assistance to expand youth and young adult substance use prevention through policy, systems, and environmental change using youth activism, mentorship, and peer-led support. The program focus is on youth in low-income rural and urban areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Innovations in Alzheimer's Caregiving Awards Program
A monetary award for programs or projects that focus on supporting family and informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2021
Sponsors: Bader Philanthropies, Inc., Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Arizona Systems Change Grants
Grants for collaborative work designed to transform systems through changes to policies and practices to improve health in Arizona communities. Applicants from tribes and rural areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
A fellowship program designed to develop the capacity of mid-career health professionals and behavioral and social scientists with an interest in health and healthcare policy. Individuals with diverse and unique perspectives are strongly encouraged to apply, and the foundation has an interest in rural.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2022
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Indiana Rural Health Association Fellowship
A fellowship program for students and early career professionals designed to connect them with rural leaders and provide an understanding of public health policy and healthcare programs in rural Indiana.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Rural Health Association
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 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: Nov 17, 2021
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
Native American Congressional Internship
A 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, 2022
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2022
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Arizona Vitalyst Spark Grants
One year grants to support collaborations in the journey to address systemic change in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2022
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation