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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.

Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Awards funding to organizations in North Carolina or South Carolina working to address quality and safety of care, access to care, prevention of chronic disease, and improving the health of communities. Supports small rural hospitals with capital funding, technology development, and education and training programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Louisiana Collective Impact Grant
Grants to grass-roots coalitions in Louisiana to identify a pressing community health issue and tackle the root causes of that issue through changes in policies, practices, social supports, and the physical environment.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge
Provides funding to support the development and implementation of innovative broadband-enabled solutions to support rural commerce, healthcare, public safety, economic development, education, energy, or other community-oriented initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2018
Solid Waste Management Grant Program
Offers funds to organizations to provide technical assistance that will reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources and/or improve planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants
Grants for organizations that assist communities with water or wastewater operations through technical assistance and/or training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites
Opportunities for local, state, and tribal health departments to host environmental health student interns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2018
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
Minnesota Rural Public Health Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to Licensed Registered Nurses (RN) with certification as public health nurses who agree to serve in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Improving Health in Rural America: Addressing the Leading Causes of Death
A technical assistance opportunity for states to develop and implement strategies to address the leading causes of death in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: National Governors Association
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK)
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health