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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.

Rural Physician Associate Program
A 9-month, community-based educational experience for third-year medical students at the University of Minnesota that allows them to live and train in rural communities across Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2022
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Public Health Policy and Strategy Innovation Hub Training
A training cohort of public health practitioners and emerging leaders to prepare for change, build capacity for strategic policy and decision making, learn adaptive leadership skills to inform decision-making approaches, and design solutions to address current and future public health issues. Trainings will be primarily focused on addressing collaboration partnerships with the healthcare, housing, and transportation sectors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Network of Public Health Institutes
Bloomberg Fellows Indigenous Scholars
Provides public health training, scholarships, and stipends for individuals who are currently working with organizations in the areas of adolescent health, addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence. The program supports cohorts of Indigenous Scholars that are looking to use public health tools to address the most pressing issues in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsors: Center for Indigenous Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy
A one-year fellowship designed to prepare physician-leaders who will work to improve the capacity of the healthcare system to provide access to high quality care for historically marginalized populations. The program provides academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA. Physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsors: Commonwealth Fund, Harvard University
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: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program
Funding opportunity that pairs mentor local health departments (LHDs) with experience in overdose prevention with mentee LHDs that are looking to build capacity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2022
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
North Carolina State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for behavioral health workers who provide primary and behavioral/mental healthcare and agree to practice in rural and other underserved areas of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2023
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project
Funding to strengthen the capacity of local health departments for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistant (AR) prevention and response.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Increasing Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the United States
Funding to support the efforts of community-based organizations to improve water, sanitation and hygiene conditions and/or awareness of poor conditions in their respective communities. Priority will be given to specific communities, including rural and tribal areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2022
Sponsors: CDC Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention