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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.

Partnership to Promote Local Efforts To Reduce Environmental Exposure Inactive
Grants to build community capacity to assess and respond to site-specific issues involving human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Funding may be used to conduct site-specific health assessments and provide recommendations to prevent, reduce, or eliminate harmful exposures and to educate the community, stakeholders, and health professionals on site-specific environmental exposures and risks to human health. When planning project activities, applicants must consider sensitive populations such as children and the elderly, as well as underserved populations such as tribes, people with disabilities, rural populations, and populations where English is a second language.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity Inactive
Technical assistance designed to strengthen cross-jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared action plan toward public health systems improvement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Indian Health Board
National Indian Health Board Public Health Innovation Awards Inactive
Honorary awards to recognize excellence, achievement, and innovation for individuals, tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved American Indian and Alaska Native public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants Inactive
Grants to eligible agencies to capitalize a revolving loan fund that will provide loans and subgrants to eligible entities to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites contaminated with hazardous substances and/or petroleum.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
State and Territory Public Health Systems Improvement Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Project Inactive
Technical assistance for health departments to build health agency capacity around performance management, quality improvement, systems improvement, and meet national Public Health Accreditation Board standards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsor: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Climate Ready Tribes Initiative Mini-Award for Climate and Health Communication Inactive
Small grants and technical assistance for American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes that would like to determine how to conduct local work related to the health impacts of climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health Inactive
Grants to help to build the evidence base for a Culture of Health by testing new ways of connecting the country's fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. Studies conducted through this program will test innovative mechanisms for aligning delivery and financing systems for medical, social, and public health services, with a focus on health and health equity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
North Carolina State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for behavioral health workers who provide primary and behavioral/mental healthcare and agree to practice in rural and other underserved areas of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 28, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2019
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Grants to support healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Delta Dental of Illinois Community Grants Program Inactive
Grants for projects and organizations in Illinois that address access to oral healthcare, student excellence, and oral health education and awareness for underserved children.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2019
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation