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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.

Nursing Workforce Diversity Program Inactive
Funding to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds in becoming registered nurses using evidence-based strategies to support nursing students from enrollment through graduation. The purpose is to expand and support a workforce to provide quality, culturally-aligned care to rural and underserved communities in need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Massachusetts Medical Society Physician-Led and Organization Grants Inactive
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, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society
Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants to implement and evaluate community interventions testing the impacts of (1) strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and (2) interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland Promoting Community Health Resources Grants Inactive
Grants for community health projects serving Maryland residents for the purpose of building capacity, expanding access, promoting health equity, and improving population health.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Arizona Systems Change Grants Inactive
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 30, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2021
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
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 30, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
I'm a Child of Appalachia Fund: Fostering Youth Resiliency Grants Inactive
Grants to build resilience and increase protective factors for youth in Appalachian Ohio by addressing the social, economic, educational, and health challenges arising as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2020
Sponsors: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville
Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2020
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Utah AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
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: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Nebraska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: Nebraska Area Health Education Centers