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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.

Healthy Food Financing Initiative Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for early stage healthy food access projects in underserved areas with a focus on management, financial health, and operations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Reinvestment Fund, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Iowa Community Development Block Grant Program: Community Facilities and Services
Grants to assist communities in Iowa with a variety of community facilities and services projects including childcare facilities, senior centers, vocational workshops, stormwater projects, and other community services.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa Economic Development Authority
Michigan Good Food Loan Fund
Financing for enterprises working to increase access to affordable, healthy food in low-income and underserved communities in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Michigan Good Food Fund
New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
Grants for projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Colorado Capital Infrastructure in Support of Team-based Comprehensive Primary Care Inactive
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: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Practice-Based Research for Implementing Scalable Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions in Primary Care Settings (R01 and R34) Inactive
Grants to support research that tests scalable and sustainable prevention approaches for implementation in pediatric-serving primary care settings, with an emphasis on populations experiencing mental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers Inactive
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: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18) Inactive
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 26, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Eating Research Grants Inactive
Grants for research to identify policy, systems, and environmental strategies that have the strongest potential to reduce sugar-sweetened beverages and increase safe drinking water access and intake among low-income and children of color who are at greatest risk for poor nutrition and obesity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation