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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.

New Mexico AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in New Mexico that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2022
Sponsor: New Mexico Area Health Education Center
Regional Public Health Training Centers Program
Grants to support Regional Public Health Training Centers designed to increase the number of individuals in the public health workforce; enhance the quality of the workforce; and improve the ability of the workforce to meet national, state, and local healthcare needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Rural Health Assessment Grant
Grants to support collaborative efforts to improve health equity, reduce health disparities, and address social determinants of health in rural Minnesota through community level health assessments and implementation planning.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant
Grants for research to improve healthcare access, delivery, utilization, quality, and outcomes of those affected by health disparities. Proposals are encouraged to propose or lay the groundwork for emergency department-based interventions that produce actionable evidence and/or reproducible findings to improve health outcomes for disparities groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2022
Sponsor: Emergency Medicine Foundation
Harm Reduction Program Grant
Grants to support community-based, trauma-informed overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Priority populations include rural communities, LGBTQ+, and/or racial and ethnic minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Awards funding to plan, develop, and operate predoctoral training programs in dentistry and dental hygiene for dental and dental hygiene students that address enhancing pediatric training to support improved access to oral health care for vulnerable, underserved, or rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding: Broad Pragmatic Studies
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research in the areas of addressing disparities; assessment of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options; communication and dissemination research; and improving healthcare systems. Special areas of emphasis for the 2022 cycle include 1) addressing racism, discrimination, and bias in healthcare systems and care delivery and 2) health system–level interventions to improve healthcare worker well-being and reduce burnout.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2022
Application Deadline: May 3, 2022
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
North Carolina Promoting Equitable Health Outcomes by Addressing Social Drivers of Poor Health
Funding and technical support for planning or implementing a systems change effort that addresses a social determinant of health and aims to reduce racial or ethnic disparities in health outcomes in North Carolina, particularly in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2022
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Dental Clinician Educator Career Development Program
Grants to strengthen the primary care workforce by supporting the academic career development of faculty who teach primary care dentistry or focus their teaching on the integration of oral health in family medicine, general internal medicine, or general pediatrics. Training for rural practices and addressing social determinants of health are two of the program's focus areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Capacity Development Grants
Funding to assist eligible entities to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and to increase their capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary healthcare services for low-income, uninsured, underinsured, and people in underserved and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services