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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.

Massachusetts Medical Society Physician-Led and Organization Grants
Supports organizations and physician-led volunteer initiatives in Massachusetts in the areas of quality healthcare services for the uninsured/underinsured, access to behavioral health, healthcare access, health promotion, and the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society
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 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Montana Meadowlark Initiative
Funding and technical assistance to implement a coordinated, team-based approach that improves outcomes for women with substance use disorders and mental illness. The Initiative will support at least one prenatal practice in each Montana community that has a hospital that delivers babies. Family practitioners, obstetricians, midwives, and rural hospitals are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites
Opportunities for local, state, and tribal health departments to host environmental health student interns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2021
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Students
Ten-week summer internship opportunity for students from accredited environmental health academic programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2021
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative, community-based projects to increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants
Grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, Tribes, and territories to help them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Wisconsin Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)
A summer internship for college students in Wisconsin. The internship provides hands-on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as assistance to local health departments.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
North Dakota HIT Planning Loan Program
Low-interest loans for healthcare entities in North Dakota to build their health information technology infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Sponsor: North Dakota Health Information Technology