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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.

Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program Inactive
Funding to develop and implement a plan to revitalize public and/or HUD-assisted housing; improve outcomes of households living in the target housing related to employment, income, health, and education; and encourage public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to improve safety, schools, and commercial activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
State/Tribal/Territorial Partnership Initiative to Document and Sustain Disparity-Reducing Interventions Inactive
Grants for projects to demonstrate if modifications to existing evidence-informed interventions for specific health issues will improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 and R34) Inactive
Grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings. Under-resourced settings and populations include members of minority groups, other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, and people living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 25, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants Inactive
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect and expand access to healthcare for low-income and vulnerable people.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Colorado COVID Relief Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based organizations in Colorado to address prevention, impact, and recovery needs of communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program Inactive
Grants to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and living with disabilities, with a focus on helping them regain and/or maintain their independence to alleviate critical health, life, and safety issues. Applicants from rural and frontier areas that lack reliable internet access may request a waiver from the electronic submission requirement through HUD's Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families Inactive
Demonstration program to determine if earned income tax credit (EITC) outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can result in increased EITC receipt and changes in risk and/or protective factors for ACEs. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services