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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.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Mini-Grants: Increasing Rural Community Capacity for Lead Poisoning Prevention Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to build capacity and advance evidence-based efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 8, 2023
Sponsor: National Center for Healthy Housing
White House Tribal Nations Summit Travel Stipend Inactive
A $2,500 stipend for a tribal Leader or designated ambassador to attend the the White House Tribal Nations Summit December 6-7, 2023 in Washington, D.C.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2023
Sponsors: Native Americans in Philanthropy, United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. Sovereignty Protection Fund (USET SPF)
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy Inactive
A one-year fellowship designed to prepare physician-leaders who will work to improve the capacity of the healthcare system to provide access to high quality care for historically marginalized populations. The program provides academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA. Physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsors: Commonwealth Fund, Harvard University
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2023
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Michigan National Rural Health Day Essay Contest Inactive
Essay contest for high school seniors who live and attend school in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, who are college/university bound in fall 2024, and intend to pursue healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2023
Sponsors: Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan, Michigan Center for Rural Health, Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health
Sunflower Foundation Capacity Building Grant Program Inactive
Grants to help health-related nonprofit organizations in Kansas build their organizational capacity and, subsequently, their capacity to serve Kansans.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Oct 19, 2023
Sponsor: Sunflower Foundation
Minnesota Rural Health Awards Inactive
Honors individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to rural health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Arizona Systems Change Grants Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2023
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Innovations in Alzheimer's Caregiving Awards Program Inactive
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 6, 2023
Sponsors: Bader Philanthropies, Inc., Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Southern HIV Impact Fund Inactive
Grants to enhance and coordinate HIV prevention, HIV care and support services, and advocacy and movement-building across the South.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2023
Sponsor: AIDS United