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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 and 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, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
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: Dec 18, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Bloomberg Fellows
A fellowship for individuals who want to achieve a Master's or PhD degree in Public Health, as well as on-the-ground training and experience. The program is looking for leaders working in the areas of addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2018
Sponsors: Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security
Solid Waste Management Grant Program
Funds for organizations to provide technical assistance and/or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, health and human services, quality of life, education, community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, public safety, and environmental sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants
Grants for organizations that assist rural and tribal communities with water or wastewater operations through technical assistance and/or training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Alliant Energy Foundation Hometown Safety Grant
Grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2019
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
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, 2019
Minnesota Rural Public Health Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for Licensed Registered Nurses with certification as public health nurses who agree to serve in designated rural areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages
Grants for the development of Indian and Alaska Native communities, including housing, public service facilities, healthcare entities, and economic development projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development