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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Service delivery models

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge
Provides funding to support the development and implementation of innovative broadband-enabled solutions to support rural commerce, healthcare, public safety, economic development, education, energy, or other community-oriented initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)
Grants to help small rural hospitals in Texas with purchasing and/or training activities around value-based purchasing; participating in an Accountable Care Organization or other shared savings program; and purchase of technology for meaningful use, payment bundling/PPS, or ICD-10 standards.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)
Coordinated state application to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on behalf of the needs of Minnesota’s small rural hospitals. Funds may be used to purchase items from the SHIP Purchasing Menu in the categories of value based purchasing, accountable care organization, payment bundling, or care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Maryland Rural Telehealth Technology Project
Funds a single project to demonstrate the impact of using telehealth to increase access to healthcare and improve population health in rural Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative community-based projects to increase children's access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children’s access to medical homes, immunization services, and specific health services not otherwise available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Georgia Patient Centered Medical Home Supplemental Funding Grant
Funding for rural primary care physician practices in Georgia to improve quality of care as well as patient and provider experience of care through the Patient Centered Medical Home healthcare delivery model.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Awards funding to organizations in North Carolina or South Carolina working to address quality and safety of care, access to care, prevention of chronic disease, and improving the health of communities. Supports small rural hospitals with capital funding, technology development, and education and training programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Blue Shield of California Foundation Project Grants
Awards funds to organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare and domestic violence.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Shield of California Foundation