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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.

Oklahoma AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Oklahoma that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Area Health Education Center
Oklahoma Dental Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in a Dental Health Professional Shortage Area of Oklahoma or teach at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry if applicable faculty positions are available.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma State Department of Health
Oregon AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Oregon that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Area Health Education Centers
Public Health Student Intern Program
A one-semester internship experience within one of HRSA's bureaus or offices for students enrolled in a public health program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rasmuson Foundation Capital Grants (Tiers 1 and 2)
Capital grants for Alaska-based nonprofits, individual artists, and nonprofit leaders that are working towards promoting a better quality of life for all Alaskans.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rasmuson Foundation
Rural Community Grant Fund
Grants to fund infrastructure improvement and development initiatives for housing projects; health, safety, and environmental programs; medical facilities; and educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Western North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AgriBank
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Funding for financially distressed rural communities of less than 2,500 people to assist with feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
Sponsoring Conference Participation for Organizations in New York
Sponsors community-based organizations, health departments, and other low-resource organizations to attend and present at local, state, and national conferences related to building healthy communities, empowering healthcare consumers, and meeting the needs of returning veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New York State Health Foundation