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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.

Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Evidence on Income Supports for Low-Income Families with Young Children Inactive
Grants for action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds knowledge base, and informs policy making on income supports for low-income families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
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
Reentry Projects - Adults and Young Adults Inactive
Grants for evidence-based, evidence-informed interventions, and promising practices shown to achieve successful employment outcomes for justice-involved individuals released from prison or jail or who are currently under supervision. Projects must serve high-crime, high-poverty communities, and a balance of rural and urban projects will be funded.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2019
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Full-Service Community Schools Program Inactive
Funding to establish or expand full-service community schools, which are designed to improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, with a priority given to high poverty rural schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) Inactive
Funding for small business concerns to conduct innovative research supporting the development of a product, tool, technology, process, or service for commercialization with the aim of eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Innovation in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program Inactive
Grants to support the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within a state for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD), with a special emphasis on medically underserved populations (based on poverty, rural geographic location, and/or populations that experience health disparities).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and Follow-up Through Implementation Science (UG3/UH3) Inactive
Grants to promote research in colorectal cancer screening, follow-up, and referral-to-care among target populations for whom screening rates are below national standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 11, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Screening and Management of Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care: Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Evidence (R18) Inactive
Funding for projects to disseminate patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings directly to primary care practices and support practices in implementing PCOR clinical and organizational findings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 4, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mentoring for Youth Impacted By Opioids in Rural Iowa Inactive
Grants for youth mentoring services in rural communities in Iowa that have been affected by the opioid epidemic.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2018
Sponsor: Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service