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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.

Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program
Grants to develop, implement, and/or expand comprehensive programs in response to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse. The program provides resources to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to reduce violent crime and drug abuse and enhance public safety while supporting victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
New Mexico COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund
Rapid response grants to address the immediate needs of New Mexico residents impacted by COVID-19, with focus on access to health care, behavioral health, housing and shelter, child and senior care, and COVID-19 health literacy and vaccine outreach.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Second Chance Act: Adult Reentry Education, Employment, Treatment and Recovery Program
Grants to enhance corrections systems' ability to address the education, employment, and substance use treatment needs of offenders in order to reduce recidivism, promote recovery, and, in the process, to improve public safety and public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program
Grants to address COVID-19 related health equity gaps and improve healthcare in rural areas by engaging Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to improve vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
Funding and technical assistance for states, local governments, and tribal jurisdictions to develop and implement a data-driven, coordinated, statewide or community-wide response system to assist with the identification, prevention, treatment, enforcement, and deterrence needed to address the opioid epidemic and its impact on youth and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance, and Youth Leadership
Two cooperative agreements to tribal youth training and technical assistance providers under two categories: 1) To provide culturally based, trauma-informed training, support, and related technical assistance to build capacity to develop, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice system; and 2) To enhance tribal efforts to develop youth leadership skills and support action related to juvenile justice issues, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
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
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from economically and environmentally disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
NASHP Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services
A one-year learning opportunity for teams of state leaders to develop and strengthen policies and strategies that support the development, coordination, and delivery of mental health crisis services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsor: National Academy for State Health Policy