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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.

Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Hillman Emergent Innovation: Serious Illness and End of Life Program
Grants for early stage or untested interventions that address health challenges faced by vulnerable populations including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ people, people experiencing homelessness, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 29, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2019
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and extension community development programs.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii and Alaska
Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Davis Foundation Small Grants Program
Grants to improve the health of underserved children in Maine, with a priority on oral health.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): May 6, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Sponsor: The Sadie and Harry Davis Foundation
End-of-Life and Palliative Care Approaches to Advanced Signs and Symptoms ( R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research to examine the multi-dimensional foundations, experiences, and management of complex, advanced signs and symptoms at the end of life. Projects that include under-studied populations including NIH-designated health disparity, socioeconomically disadvantaged, rural and/or remote, and sexual and gender minority populations with advanced, serious illness at the end of life are specifically encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: May 7, 2019
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
Summer Research Education Experience Program (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants for research education activities in the mission areas of the National Institutes of Health. The over-arching goal of the program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs, with an emphasis on underrepresented populations and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 7, 2019
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico
Grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation
Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas
Grants to institutions of higher education in U.S. territories, commonwealth, and freely associated states designed to strengthen the capacity to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences through distance education technology.
Geographic coverage: Atlantic Territory and Commonwealth and the Pacific Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Utah State Primary Care Grant Program
Grants to provide access to primary care services for low income individuals and families living in Utah that do not have health insurance and are not eligible for CHIP or Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health