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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 Fellows Program Inactive
A year-long, intensive fellowship program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders that will be able to step forward and serve in key positions in NRHA, affiliated advocacy groups, and local and state legislative bodies with health equity as a main focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2023
Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Empowering Rural Communities in California to End the Tobacco Epidemic Inactive
Funding to implement policy, systems, and environmental change strategies by engaging rural residents in California to address tobacco disparities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Public Health
Region 8 Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers Program (EJ TCTAC) Inactive
Funding for a single entity to serve as a training and technical assistance center for EPA Region 8. The Center will work with agencies that are interested in participating in environmental and energy justice programs, policy development, and using environmental and energy grant programs to advance environmental and energy justice. Environmental health and public health outcomes are encouraged, and rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 28 tribes
Application Deadline: Sep 11, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health Equity (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for observational or intervention research focused on reducing disparities in tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Populations of focus include older individuals, black Americans, Hispanics, people with low socioeconomic status, and people living outside metropolitan areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Lumpkin Family Foundation Land, Health, Community Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Eastern Central Illinois to support healthy communities by increasing access to healthy food, growing local agriculture economies, supporting mental health and well-being, promoting green farming practices, and encouraging rural development through community engagement and collaboration. Preference is given to rural organizations.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2023
Sponsor: The Lumpkin Family Foundation
Community-Based Research for Effective Programs, Policies, and Decisions to Mitigate Cumulative Health Impacts and Environmental Health Disparities in Underserved Communities Inactive
Funding for community-based scientific research to assess cumulative impacts from multiple combined and interacting environmental stressors upon human health in underserved communities. Underserved communities may include people/communities of color, low income, tribal and indigenous populations, and other vulnerable populations such as the elderly, children, and those who have pre-existing medical conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Elevate Youth California: Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention: Standard Track Inactive
Grants to expand youth and young adult substance use prevention through policy, systems, and environmental change among California youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2023
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Building Indigenous Communities of Hope Fellowship Inactive
A 6-month fellowship that includes customized, culturally centered programming to enhance youth leadership skills in transforming the foster care system in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2023
Sponsors: Aspen Institute, Center for Native American Youth
Education and Outreach for Dental Therapy in Tribal Settings Inactive
Grants to support education and outreach on tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2023
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Berkeley Public Health Online Rural Health Innovation Program Inactive
Scholarships for public health leaders working in rural communities to attend the online MPH program at Berkeley and participate in a rural health curricula cohort .
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2023
Sponsor: University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health