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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.

Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19 Demonstration Site Project Inactive
Funding for demonstration sites to strengthen local infection prevention and control capacity. Goals include to increase capacity for local health departments to prevent and respond to COVID-19 in healthcare facilities, strengthen infection prevention and control practices in high-risk facilities, increase coordination among local partners to bolster response efforts, and enhance coordination with state and local partners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)/Rural Community Development Program (RCD) Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance Project Inactive
Provides grants to multi-state regional organizations to enable the organizations to provide training and technical assistance on water and wastewater management systems to small, low-income, rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Inactive
Non-competitive grants for Tribal governments and Tribal organizations to carry out public health emergency response activities in response to COVID-19. Activities may include surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology to improve the health of patients, families, and communities in rural and medically underserved areas experiencing diseases and conditions that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Optimally Change the Map of Teen Pregnancy through Replication of Programs Proven Effective (Tier 1) Inactive
Grants for replicating effective programs designed to improve the overall health of adolescents and reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in communities with the greatest needs and disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Integrated HIV Programs for Health Departments to Support Ending the HIV Epidemic Inactive
Grants to aid health departments with preventing HIV, as well as diagnosing, treating, and responding to the HIV epidemic in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health and Health Systems Partnerships to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Clinical Settings Inactive
Funding for public health to partner with health systems and primary care clinics to implement evidence-based interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening among target populations with lower screening rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) Inactive
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2020
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health