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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.

Excellence in Regional Transportation Award Program
Honorary awards that recognize noteworthy transportation projects and practices in rural, small metropolitan, and larger areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2024
Sponsor: National Association of Development Organizations
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
Grants to educate and train the primary care and geriatrics workforces to provide age-friendly and dementia-friendly care in integrated geriatrics and primary care sites/delivery systems and maximize patient and family engagement to address care gaps and improve health outcomes for older adults. Proposals that benefit older adults in rural, tribal, or other underserved communities/populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
RAISE Transportation Discretionary Grants: FY 2023 National Infrastructure Investments
Grants for capital investments in unmet surface transportation infrastructure needs with an emphasis on rural areas and tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants
Grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, tribes, and territories to help them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards. Priority is given for projects that benefit disadvantaged communities, including rural areas. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Public Health Associate Program Host Site Application
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP). PHAP is a paid training program funded by the CDC where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. Applicants from rural areas are strongly encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Boettcher Foundation Grants
Community Connections Grants for initiatives or infrastructure projects that strengthen the connections between individuals and organizations in Colorado. Rural Catalyst Grants for building the capacity of rural nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Boettcher Foundation
Evidence for Action: Indigenous-Led Solutions to Advance Health Equity and Wellbeing
Funding to support Indigenous-led research designed to enhance the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples and generate approaches to improve health equity. Priority will be given to community investigation, elevating and integrating Indigenous cultures, and knowledge-building practices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson 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: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Indian Highway Safety Lifesavers Conference Grant
Funding to cover registration and travel expenses for tribal employees of federally recognized tribes who work in traffic safety/enforcement and occupant protection to attend the Lifesavers Conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior