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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.

Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19
Grants for demonstration projects of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures in racial and ethnic minority populations and other socially vulnerable populations, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award
Award that recognizes individuals who are working to implement effective solutions to community health barriers within the state of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Community Grants
Grants to develop new or implement existing community projects for the early detection and prevention of cancer. Projects focused on serving rural population are especially encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2021
Sponsor: Prevent Cancer Foundation
New York State Health Foundation Special Projects Fund
Funding for projects that have the potential to measurably improve the health of vulnerable populations in New York.
Geographic coverage: New York
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2021
Sponsor: New York State Health Foundation
COVID-19 Rural Vaccination Site Grant in Kansas and Western Missouri
Grants to provide operational support to public health departments and state approved vaccine providers in rural areas of Kansas and western Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Rural areas in Kansas and western Missouri
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2021
Sponsor: Patterson Family Foundation
Colorado COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Fund
Grants to provide outreach, education, and vaccine access to communities in Colorado that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including Black, Latino, and Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2021
Sponsors: Caring for Colorado Foundation, Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce, Immunize Colorado, Together We Protect Partnership
EPA Alaska Tribal Public and Environmental Health Impacts Fellowship
A research opportunity with the Environmental Protection Agency to assess health risks and inform rural Alaskan Tribes about contaminant movement and potential human exposure related to disposal sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Region 10 Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities Grant Program
Grants for eligible entities in EPA Region 10 to improve community health, resilience, and/or sustainability through pollution prevention and/or sustainable materials management implementation. Distribution of perishable food and food waste prevention in tribal communities are highlighted as potential projects.
Geographic coverage: EPA Region 10, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R01 and R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research on the underlying causes and evidence-based methods of prevention of firearm injury, including crime prevention. Focus is on populations at risk for victimization and/or perpetration including health disparity populations and other populations that are disproportionately impacted by firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Training Contest
Awards for rural emergency first responders that include grain rescue tubes and hands-on rescue training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: KC Supply Company, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company