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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Primary care

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

Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency Integration Program
Grants to prepare new nurse practitioners for primary care or behavioral health practice in integrated, community-based settings, through expansions and/or enhancements to existing 12-month Nurse Practitioner Residency (NPR) programs. Priority is given to projects that benefit rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2020
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Colorado Capital Infrastructure in Support of Team-based Comprehensive Primary Care
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: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Rural Telementoring Training Center
Funding for a Rural Telementoring Training Center that will train academic medical centers and other centers of excellence in the creation of technology-enabled telementoring learning programs. Programs should facilitate the dissemination of best practice specialty care to primary care providers and care teams in rural and underserved areas across the country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes in Michigan to support general operations and direct patient care.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education
A free, self-paced, online continuing medical education program for healthcare professionals that provides up-to-date information about Arizona's opioid laws and regulations, prescribing guidelines, and treatment options for opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Arizona State University College of Health Solutions
Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for specific primary care, mental health, and oral health providers who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health, Louisiana Department of Health
Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Ohio J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Ohio, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services