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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Prenatal care and obstetrics

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Medica Foundation Early Childhood Health Grant Program
Provides funds for programs focused on healthy families to foster optimal growth and development of young children.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: May 11, 2018
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Montana Healthcare Foundation Grants
Awards funding for projects and programs in Montana that focus on behavioral health, American Indian health, and partnerships that will lead to better health.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
Louisiana Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants
Grants to coalitions working to close the gaps in health and education for Louisiana’s children by addressing structural inequities and access.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Scholarship for Obstetrical Simulation Course Emergencies & Catastrophes
Provides scholarships to attend obstetrical simulation course to family medicine physicians, nurse midwives and licensed midwives who practice in a rural healthcare setting in the southeastern United States.
Geographic coverage: Southeast United States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation
South Dakota Tobacco Control Program Tobacco Disparities Grant Inactive
Grants for disparities-based tobacco prevention and control activities in South Dakota that are aimed at reducing disparate tobacco use among youth and young adults, American Indians, pregnant women, Medicaid clients, spit tobacco users, and mental health and substance abuse populations.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2018
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Challenge Competition: Improving Remote Monitoring of Pregnancy Inactive
A prize competition to support the development and testing of low-cost, scalable technology-based innovations to improve the ability of prenatal care providers to monitor the health and well-being of pregnant women remotely, especially women who live in rural and medically-underserved areas who have limited access to on-site prenatal care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Pennsylvania Community-Based Health Care Program Inactive
Awards funding to community based healthcare clinics in Pennsylvania for one of the following priority areas: development of a new clinic; expansion of primary healthcare services; addition or expansion of prenatal or obstetric services; development of alternate healthcare delivery systems; and development of collaborative relationships to enhance transitions of care.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (TMIECHV) Program: Development and Implementation Grants Inactive
Grants to tribes for community needs assessments; planning, adopting, implementing, expanding, enhancing, and sustaining of evidence-based maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting programs; and to provide high-quality home visiting programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 6, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (TMIECHV) Program: Implementation and Expansion Grants Inactive
Funds to support federally-recognized Indian tribes (or a consortium of Indian tribes), tribal organizations, or urban Indian organizations that are currently operating an evidence-based home visiting program and propose to sustain and/or expand their established infrastructure for home visiting services in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 6, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Healthy Start Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health - Level 1 Inactive
Funding to enhance the capacity of a community's perinatal and women's health service systems in order to reduce ethnic, racial, and other disparities in perinatal health. Funding is available for rural communities and communities along the US/Mexico border.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2014
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau