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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.

Culture of Health Prize
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that address systemic barriers to health and well-being and help communities achieve health equity and create a culture of health for all community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2023
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
North Dakota Dental Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in an area of North Dakota that the State Health Council identifies as having a defined need for services.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana Health Equity Mini Grants
Grants to support projects in Montana that work to advance health equity for communities most heavily impacted by health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: Montana State University
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: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
AmeriCorps Seniors Native Nations and Indigenous Elders Senior Demonstration Program
Funding for projects that engage adults ages 55 and older in volunteerism in underserved indigenous and native communities. Program priorities include public health, climate, the environment, education, and economic opportunity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Maine Community Benefit Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations working to promote wellness and community health in Maine. Applications from rural and tribal communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2023
Sponsor: Community Health Options
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. Special consideration will be given to projects located in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services