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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.

Rural Health Clinic Policy and Clinical Assessment Program
Funding to a single organization that will work to identify key policy, regulatory, and clinical challenges facing Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and identify possible solutions. The awardee will work to inform RHCs and other rural stakeholders about key RHC issues, including regulatory and programmatic changes that affect care delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin Community Impact Grants Program
Funding to advance health equity in Wisconsin communities through support for large-scale, evidence-informed, community-academic partnership initiatives that address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreements
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Colorado Primary Care Leaders Program and Scholarship
A full scholarship to participate in a program that includes face to face sessions, executive coaching, and virtual learning designed to create a network of Colorado rural primary care providers equipped to attain a more equitable and effective healthcare delivery system for their patients.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: Center for Creative Leadership, Colorado Health Foundation, Colorado Rural Health Center
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: Jun 15, 2018
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: Jun 30, 2018
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2018
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
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