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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.

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
Tribal Training Support for the Community and Tribal Air Quality Programs Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide tribal training and technical support to tribal governments seeking to investigate, develop, and establish air quality management programs for lands under their jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program Inactive
Grants for the development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams and the development of technology for local or regional anonymous reporting systems. Technology may be in the form of an app, hotline, or website, and the proposed technology solutions may be those that could be used during an incident to assist in securing the safety of those involved, including sharing information with first responders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE) Inactive
Grants to establish and/or expand Medication-Assisted Treatment programs in eligible hospitals, health clinics, and tribal organizations located in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing the number of access points where individuals living in rural communities with opioid use disorder can receive evidence-based treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders (RCORP-RCOE) Inactive
Funding for Substance Use Disorder Centers of Excellence to engage in research to identify science-based prevention, treatment, and other risk reduction interventions, including community-based approaches that may be replicable in other rural communities and associated professional training. After identifying rural-relevant interventions, the Centers will serve as a resource for scientific and technical assistance to county and state health departments and other entities seeking guidance on how to address the substance use disorder challenges in their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Funding to strengthen the infrastructure of tribal public health systems by strengthening leadership and workforce, improving access to tribal-specific data, adapting evidence-informed programs, and improving policies and practices to increase sustainability. This is a supplemental funding opportunity for current grantees.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Security Award Inactive
An honorary award that recognizes local health departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in implementing health security-related initiatives within their jurisdictions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Networks for Oral Health Integration within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net Inactive
Grants to improve access to and delivery of comprehensive, quality oral healthcare for children, 0–17 years of age, by testing and establishing models of care utilizing specified collective strategies including integrated service delivery, training of healthcare providers, and prevention.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Veteran Nurses in Primary Care (VNPC) Training Program Inactive
Grants to recruit and train military veteran nursing students to practice at the full scope of their license in community-based primary care teams. In addition, the VNPC Training Program will provide professional development opportunities and educational support for practicing Registered Nurses/preceptors aimed at developing primary care expertise and skill sets to provide high-quality care that addresses the unique needs of veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services