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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.

Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments Demonstration Projects
Funding to enhance local capacity to meet the needs of people with disabilities within local and tribal health department programs, policies, and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Rural Residency Planning and Development Program
Grants to develop newly accredited, sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, general preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics/gynecology. The overall goal of the program is to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NACCHO's Model Practices Award
Recognizes and honors outstanding local health officials and practices in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Solid Waste Management Grants
Funds for organizations to provide technical assistance and/or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the unique needs of local communities in the service areas of Walmart stores, Sam's Club stores, and corporate distribution centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants
Grants for organizations that assist rural and tribal communities with water and/or wastewater operations through technical assistance and training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2022
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Grants to Support New Investigators in Conducting Research Related to Preventing Interpersonal Violence Impacting Children and Youth
Grants to develop new researchers in the field of violence prevention by providing intensive, supervised, research experiences related to violence/injury prevention for children and youth, especially those at higher risk for violence, including racial/ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, tribal populations, and sexual and gender minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HHS COVID-19 and Health Equity Impact Fellowship
A mentored fellowship opportunity located in Washington, D.C. to conduct policy research and participate in quantitative data analyses on topics such as social determinants of health; health equity; access to healthcare services for at risk populations; and analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency care services, maternity care, and/or the HIV population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities include COVID-19 response and recovery, education, environmental health, and rural intermediary organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps