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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Public health

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

Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment and prevention education tools for first responders and public safety organizations. The Foundation recognizes the needs of rural and volunteer departments throughout the country and will consider their applications despite not being within 60 miles of a Firehouse Subs restaurant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2019
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Community Opioid Response and Evaluation (CORE) Project
Grants and technical assistance to support community-research collaboratives in evaluating innovative community programs that address opioid use disorder. A diverse range of communities will be chosen to participate.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsors: Pew Charitable Trusts, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Strengthening Native Girls' Protection and Safety: Reclaiming Matrilineal Traditions through Girl-Centered Programming
Grants and training to support capacity building for groups of local women to acquire planning skills and initiate girl-centered programming in Native communities. Grantees will establish a local safe space for girls in the community, recruit girls, and begin to meet regularly as a Girl Society before the end of the grant period.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsor: The Indigenous Adolescent Girls' Empowerment (IMAGEN) Network
Emergency Response Equipment Grant Program
Funding for the purchase of emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance departments in rural parts of Compeer Financial's service area.
Geographic coverage: Specific counties in Wisconsin and Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Alliant Energy Foundation Hometown Safety Grant
Grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2019
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2019
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
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
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Border 2020: U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Program
Grants for projects designed to to protect human health and the environment in the border region, with a focus on underserved communities that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental risks. The website and application materials are provided in both English and Spanish.
Geographic coverage: Within 62 miles (100 kilometers) of either side of the U.S.-Mexico border in the in the California-Baja California and Arizona-Sonora regions.
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2019
Sponsors: North American Development Bank, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Strong Systems, Stronger Communities: Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems
Funding and technical assistance for projects designed to build the public health capacity of Tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Tribal Training Support for the Community and Tribal Air Quality Programs
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide tribal training and technical support to tribal governments seeking to investigate, develop, and establish air quality management programs for lands under their jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency