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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.

NASHP Policy Academy on Rural Mental Health Crisis Services Inactive
A one-year learning opportunity for teams of state leaders to develop and strengthen policies and strategies that support the development, coordination, and delivery of mental health crisis services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsor: National Academy for State Health Policy
Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance, and Youth Leadership Inactive
Two cooperative agreements to tribal youth training and technical assistance providers under two categories: 1) To provide culturally based, trauma-informed training, support, and related technical assistance to build capacity to develop, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice system; and 2) To enhance tribal efforts to develop youth leadership skills and support action related to juvenile justice issues, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 related health equity gaps and improve healthcare in rural areas by engaging Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to improve vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native Graduate Health Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing graduate or professional degrees in health-related fields, with a focus on tribal health policy and practices to address Native health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsor: National Congress of American Indians
Increasing the Body of Knowledge for Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing in Public Health: Small Grants Program Inactive
Grants for organizations that wish to explore, plan, implement, or improve specific aspects of cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health. Priority is given to cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements designed to advance health equity by addressing social determinants of health, the public health response to COVID-19, structural racism, and related issues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Strengthening Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Prevention and Control in Arizona Tribal Lands Inactive
Funding to support Tribal capacity for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever prevention, including the development of services and infrastructure relating to animal wellness, vector control, education, and outreach for American Indian populations in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
EPA Region 10 Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities Grant Program Inactive
Grants for eligible entities in EPA Region 10 to improve community health, resilience, and/or sustainability through pollution prevention and/or sustainable materials management implementation. Distribution of perishable food and food waste prevention in tribal communities are highlighted as potential projects.
Geographic coverage: EPA Region 10, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health Inactive
Grants to train primary care physicians in maternal healthcare clinical services or population health in order to improve maternal health outcomes. The program is designed to increase the number of primary care physicians trained in public health and general preventive medicine with maternal healthcare expertise and the number of primary care physicians trained in enhanced obstetrical care practicing in rural and/or underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program Inactive
Grants to partnerships of public and private sector entities to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care and to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding for Tribes to implement focused, community-based injury prevention programs and projects using evidence-based and promising strategies
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services