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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.

Indian Community Development Block Grant Imminent Threat Funding (ICDBG-IT) under the American Rescue Plan Act
Grants for tribes and tribal organizations to be used for emergencies that constitute imminent threats to health and safety and that are designed to prevent, prepare for, or respond to coronavirus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2021
Sponsors: HUD Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages
Grants for the development of Indian and Alaska Native communities, including housing, public service facilities, healthcare entities, and economic development projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camp
Funding for organizations to provide creative and interactive day-camp activities for students in grades 5-12 designed to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of healthcare careers available in rural North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2021
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Arizona Systems Change Grants
Grants for collaborative work designed to transform systems through changes to policies and practices to improve health in Arizona communities. Applicants from tribes and rural areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship
Scholarship program designed to assist healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
Kentucky State 30 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 Kentucky, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $5,000 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Bayer Fund
Combating Opioid Overdose Through Community-Level Intervention
Grants for evidence-based or promising community-level approaches that aim to reduce opioid-involved overdose, overdose involving stimulants, or poly-drug overdose in regions of the United States with the highest rates of fatal and non-fatal overdoses.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: University of Baltimore Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement
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: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
Michigan 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 Michigan, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services