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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.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Inactive
Awards funding to health professions schools to increase diversity in the health professions workforce by providing scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Priority is given to institutions that seek to place graduates in medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin Overdose Data to Action Community Prevention Grants Inactive
Multi-year funding to strengthen and enhance the capacity of communities to prevent morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses, including the implementation of strategies that prevent opioid overuse, misuse, use disorder, overdose, and opioid-related harms.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Grants for Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (INFRA) Inactive
Federal funding for highway and freight projects of national or regional significance, including infrastructure projects in rural areas, expanded access to broadband, and projects that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Tribal Justice Systems Planning and Direct Services: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and direct service program implementation to improve tribal justice and safety, including community wellness and the capacity to prevent crime.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations Inactive
Grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants Inactive
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety, and enhance rural vitality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2020
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
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. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages Inactive
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: Feb 3, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Smart Rural Community Grant Inactive
Funding to support the development and implementation of innovative broadband-enabled solutions to support rural commerce, healthcare, public safety, economic development, education, energy, and other community-oriented initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Inactive
A funding and mentorship program that pairs local health departments to learn from one another, share experiences, and implement a program related to community overdose prevention and response.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials