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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.

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/Rural Community Development Program (RCD) Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance Project Inactive
Provides grants to multi-state regional organizations to enable the organizations to provide training and technical assistance on water and wastewater management systems to small, low-income, rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program Inactive
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Faculty Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for individuals from 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: Jun 25, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Telligen Community Initiative Grants Inactive
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2020
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Funds Inactive
Grants to help nonprofit organizations establish revolving loan funds that will finance water and wastewater projects in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Award for Excellence in Program Innovation Inactive
Awards to recognize innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program Inactive
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Inactive
Non-competitive grants for Tribal governments and Tribal organizations to carry out public health emergency response activities in response to COVID-19. Activities may include surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology to improve the health of patients, families, and communities in rural and medically underserved areas experiencing diseases and conditions that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program Inactive
Funding for projects to educate youth on how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity and prevent pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and other risky behaviors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 26, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services