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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.

Technical Assistance Provider to Identify Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Disparities in Iowa
The Iowa Department of Public Health is seeking a technical assistance provider to assist Iowa clinics and health system sites in eliminating healthcare disparities related to high blood pressure and high cholesterol through the adoption of evidence-based clinical quality measures.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2021
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
An interprofessional fellowship program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
Border 2025: U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental Program
Grants for projects designed to to protect human health and the environment in the border region, with a focus on underserved communities that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental risks. The website and application materials are provided in both English and Spanish.
Geographic coverage: Within 62.5 miles of either side of the U.S. - Mexico border in the in the California-Baja California and Arizona-Sonora regions.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
Sponsors: North American Development Bank, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Texas Equitable Vaccine Uptake Fund
Grants to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and barriers to vaccine access among vulnerable and historically marginalized populations in Texas, including people of color and under-resourced rural and urban communities.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2021
Sponsors: Greater Houston Community Foundation, Your Shot Texas Fund
Alcohol and Other Substance Use Research Education Programs for Health Professionals (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants to support research educational and outreach activities that complement other formal training programs in the mission areas of the NIH Institutes and Centers, especially the public health impact of alcohol, opioids, and other substances, their associated consequences, and the persistent stigma associated with them.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Informatics and Technology Workforce Development Program
Funding to increase the number of public health professionals trained in informatics and technology with an emphasis on improving public health reporting through modern standards and computing. Through an interdisciplinary approach to data science and managing public health information, the program is designed to build capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, other minority serving institutions, and other colleges and universities to educate and diversify the future public health workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program
Funding to improve quality of life in rural Arkansas, including emergency services and the development and improvement of community facilities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
Arkansas Rural Services Block Grant Program
Funding to assist rural communities in Arkansas with development and improvement of local community facilities, including fire departments, and the purchase of fire safety and life-saving equipment.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
California Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant
Funding for the cleanup of illegal solid waste sites on farm or ranch property in California that is in need of cleanup to abate a public health and safety threat and/or a threat to the environment.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
Sponsor: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Delta Dental of Illinois Community Grants Program
Grants for projects and organizations in Illinois that address access to oral healthcare, student excellence, and oral health education and awareness for underserved children.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation