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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Population health

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
Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program
Supplies Michigan students, teachers, and administrators with the resources and tools needed to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award
Award that honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their hospital and community through transformational change and healthcare reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Emerging Issues in Childhood Agricultural Health Grants
Grants to test, implement, or recommend strategies that are likely to identify causes, effects, and prevention interventions in response to emerging health and safety concerns of children working on, living in, or visiting agricultural environments. The 2021 funding cycle will focus on documenting, intervening, and otherwise exploring COVID-19 related impacts upon children in and around agricultural settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS)
Grants to support agriculture, forestry, and fishing worker occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, New York, Texas. A list of the specific counties eligible in New York and Texas is available on the program website under the "Limits of Geography" heading.
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Maine that provide services in the areas of social services, health and medicine, education, arts, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust
Northwest Public Health and Primary Care Leadership Institute
A leadership and educational opportunity in the northwest region that focuses on the intersection of public health and primary care, using a health equity focus. Participants will experience group and individual assignments, panels, lectures, webinars, and discussions, and use problem-based learning to explore real-life situations leaders face in the field.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association