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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.

Maryland Promoting Community Health Resources Grants
Grants for community health projects serving Maryland residents for the purpose of building capacity, expanding access, promoting health equity, and improving population health.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2019
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Ken Kendrick Grand Slam Awards
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Arizona that focus on indigent healthcare, youth development, and homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsor: Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional]
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Instructor Training Grants for Physical Activity Programs
Grants for local park and recreation agencies to train instructors in evidence-based physical activity programs that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life. Instructors must provide services to underserved populations, including populations of color, those living in/near the poverty level, those with limited access to healthcare and human services, rural and other remote geographic populations, and populations highly affected by chronic conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 26, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Recreation and Park Association
Georgia AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Georgia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
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: Jan 1, 2020
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Carolina Community Health Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit primary care safety net organizations to increase access to primary medical and preventive care in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Texas that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation