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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.

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. The special areas of emphasis include addressing racism, discrimination, and bias in healthcare systems and care delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 4, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2023
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
Grants to plan or implement food projects designed to meet the needs of low-income individuals and increase community self-reliance concerning food and nutrition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
CDC Healthy Tribes Evaluation Fellowship
A one-year fellowship with the CDC's Healthy Tribes Program that offers practice-based training in providing program evaluation guidance and technical assistance to tribes and tribal organizations for projects that promote health, prevent disease, and support culture and lifeways that improve health and wellness for tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2022
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Arizona Systems Change Grants
Grants for collaborative work designed to transform systems through changes to policies and practices to improve health in Arizona communities. Applicants from tribes and rural areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 28, 2022
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics as academic geriatricians or academic geriatrics specialists. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Building Healthier Rural Community (BUILD) Grants Program
Funding to support health and well-being of rural North Dakotans and address the social determinants of health needs affecting communities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2022
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Funding for organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address access to care, maternal and infant health, mental health, oral health, population health, and workforce development, with a focus on reducing disparities for underserved populations, including racial minorities and rural residents.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Massachusetts Medical Society Physician-Led and Organization Grants
Supports organizations and physician-led volunteer initiatives in Massachusetts in the areas of quality healthcare services for the uninsured/underinsured, access to behavioral health, healthcare access, health promotion, and the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2023
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers