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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Poverty

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program
Grants to train school personnel and educate students to prevent student violence, develop and operate anonymous reporting systems concerning threats of school violence, and develop and operate school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 and R21)
Funding for research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of opioid use disorder, and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Capital Infrastructure in Support of Team-based Comprehensive Primary Care
Funding for planning assistance and capital projects for safety net practices in Colorado that provide increased access to team-based, comprehensive primary care.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): Learning Communities Resource Center
Funding to support a Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Learning Communities Resource Center, designed to promote the creation of learning communities within the CSBG Network and identify effective, promising, and innovative practice models across multiple individual and community-level domains.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2020
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program
Grants to provide graduate and postgraduate traineeship programs at eligible institutions of higher education for meeting the national need to develop scientific and professional expertise in the Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Capital Magnet Fund
Grants to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2020
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program
Grants for scholarship programs leading to either baccalaureate degrees within the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human (FANH) Sciences or Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) in order to meet national and international needs for training scientists and professionals in the FANH and veterinary science fields.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Healthy Eating Research Grants
Grants to support actionable research that advances health equity in the areas of nutritional disparities, nutrition, and food security. The program is currently funding issue briefs, commentaries, papers, research reviews, and small studies to explore the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on nutrition and diet quality, food security, and related health consequences for children and families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation