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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Social determinants of health

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

Wisconsin Community Impact Grants Program
Funding to advance health equity in Wisconsin communities through support for large-scale, evidence-informed, community-academic partnership initiatives that address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program
Funding to support and disseminate research on trends in health workforce. In this cycle, two centers will be funded, one focused on health equity in health workforce education and training, and the other on behavioral health workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant
Grants to community nonprofit organizations working to address social determinants of health in underserved, low-income, and minority populations, as well as supporting physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 18, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Aetna Foundation
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R01 and R21)
Grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living, or spending time, in non-traditional settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of health promotion, wellness education, and disease prevention. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation
Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation Research
Awards to support dissertation research expenses of doctoral students at institutions of higher education in Texas. Relevant areas of focus include historically underserved populations, rural communities, prevention and early intervention, social determinants of health and mental health, and community conditions that influence mental health and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Sierra Health Foundation Responsive Grants Program Inactive
Grants to organizations that improve the health and quality of life of Californians, in an attempt to address health disparities and the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2018
Sponsor: Sierra Health Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Change Leadership Programs Inactive
Four change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health. The Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program has a rural focus in 2018.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2018
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Native Youth and Culture Fund Inactive
Grants for projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social and health issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 8, 2018
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
North Carolina Community-Centered Health Planning Grants Inactive
Planning grants for North Carolina communities to develop the capacity of local multi-sector collaborations to improve health, particularly for populations that experience the greatest disparities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 23, 2018
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation