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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.

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce the incidence and impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in rural communities by improving systems of care, family supports, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to expand opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds with the purpose of strengthening the eldercare workforce in rural communities that have disparities in healthcare access and delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to examine mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity and/or testing the efficacy of interventions to reduce these disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 29, 2020
Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation Healthy Start Grants Inactive
Grants for projects focused on the social determinants of health, specifically access to quality early childhood care and education in rural and underserved areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
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
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Program: Behavioral Health Integration Inactive
Grants for projects designed to increase the access and quality of behavioral health services through behavioral health integrated team-based care models; and train the future nursing workforce to provide integrated behavioral health services in primary care settings through academic-practice partnerships.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry Inactive
Grants to plan, develop, operate, or participate in, postdoctoral training programs in the fields of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dental public health. Programs should prepare postdoctoral trained dentists to improve access to and delivery of oral healthcare delivery to low income, underserved, uninsured, underrepresented minority, health disparity, and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Community Partners Grant Inactive
Grants to support innovative direct services in Illinois dedicated to advancing health system objectives that improve health condition and health insurance literacy, increase access to healthcare, enhance care coordination, and address social determinants of health to reduce health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Wisconsin Partnership Program Community Collaboration Grant Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and funding for organizations in Wisconsin working to address health inequities stemming from the social determinants of health such as geographic location, race, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 17, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2019
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services