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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.

WWAMI AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals. The WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network serves Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for initiatives that positively affect social determinants of health to reduce the risk of future disease and exacerbating health disparities in underrepresented populations in Colorado, with a focus on policy and systems change.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
South Dakota Communities That Care Grants Inactive
Funding for community-based projects in South Dakota to prevent, reduce, and respond to risk factors such as substance abuse, overdose, and suicide while strengthening resilience and protective factors. The program is focused on advancing health equity and addressing social determinants of health among populations at higher risk and that are underserved, including rural communities in South Dakota.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 23, 2021
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
COVID-19: Mobilizing Communities for a Just Response in Wisconsin Grant Inactive
Grants to engage local and tribal government agencies and community-based organizations in Wisconsin to address COVID-19-related health disparities and advance health equity by expanding community capacity for equity and change.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities Inactive
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb
Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund Inactive
Grants to support innovative ideas and approaches that address systemic inequities and have a lasting impact on the health of Missouri's individuals and communities most in need. Projects should utilize community-driven solutions to address social determinants of health and structural inequities.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2021
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers Inactive
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Maryland AHEC Scholars Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Area Health Education Center
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 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
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 25, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System