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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 Inactive
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: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
BUILD Discretionary Grants Inactive
Grants for capital investments in unmet surface transportation infrastructure needs with an emphasis on rural areas and tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 18, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
National Infrastructure for Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 within Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities Inactive
Funding for a single entity to develop and coordinate a network of national, state/territorial/tribal, and local public and community-based organizations that will mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minority, rural, and socially vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone Program Inactive
Funding for planning, engineering, or development of technical or financing plans to improve transit services in rural areas and areas experiencing long-term economic distress. The program is intended to reduce fatality rates on rural transportation infrastructure and increase access to jobs and healthcare through enhanced transit options and improved facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant Inactive
Grants to federally recognized tribes for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Scholarship Inactive
Financial support for American Indian and Alaska Native scholars, health leaders, health professionals, and paraprofessionals serving tribal communities who are interested in attending the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Summer or Winter Institute courses at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: Center for American Indian Health
Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Training Contest Inactive
Awards for rural emergency first responders that include grain rescue tubes and hands-on rescue training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsors: KC Supply Company, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Improving Reentry for Adults with Substance Use Disorders Program Inactive
Grants to enhance corrections systems' ability to address the 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
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Public Health Associate Program Inactive
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. In addition to associates looking for training, the CDC are seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for public health associates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention