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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
Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and Advance Health Equity in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research projects to develop, adapt, or implement intervention strategies to address social determinants of health to improve health and promote health equity in rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 17, 2024
Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Community Level Innovations for Improving Health Outcomes Inactive
Grants for projects that demonstrate community level innovations to increase use of preventive health services, improve health outcomes, and reduce health disparities driven by social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Maine Care for the Underserved Pathways AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate and honors distinction program for health professions students in Maine that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsors: Maine Area Health Education Center Network, University of New England Center for Excellence in Health Innovation
Oregon Rural Population Health Incubator Program Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to support rural population health and health equity programs initiated by rural hospitals, clinics or community-based organizations in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Achieving Cardiovascular Equity: Quality Improvement Project in Ohio Inactive
A 12 month primary care quality improvement collaborative in Ohio designed to enhance cardiovascular health by improving hypertension control, addressing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk, and connecting patients with resources to address health-related social needs.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
Sponsors: Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center, Ohio Department of Health, OSU Medical Center
ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations addressing health disparities among underserved populations through regional and local community-based programs focused on nutrition, healthcare access, oncology, and STEM education and career readiness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program Inactive
Grants to increase the number of registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and forensic nurses trained and certified as sexual assault nurse examiners, with a preference for projects that will substantially benefit rural or underserved populations or help meet public health nursing needs in state or local health departments. The program goal is to train providers to conduct sexual assault forensic examinations, which provide for better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, including trauma-informed care, and better evidence collection.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Building Rural and Frontier Local Health Department Capacity to Address Disparities and Advance Health Equity Inactive
Training and technical assistance support for local health departments in rural and frontier areas to build capacity to prevent and control infection and transmission of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Maine Cancer Screening Grants Inactive
Grants for evidence-based interventions to increase the number of and/or improve the quality of cancer screening in Maine. Screenings include those for breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, prostate, and skin cancer. Rural populations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2024
Sponsor: Maine Cancer Foundation