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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.

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
Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Inactive
Grants for observational and intervention research projects designed to reduce the burden of cancer and improve the quality of cancer care in rural areas among low-income and/or underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 15, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington Community Learning Grants Inactive
Grants to improve health equity through projects focused on social determinants of health and community-defined health priorities in Washington state. Rural and tribal organizations are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2019
Sponsor: Group Health Foundation
Community Opioid Response and Evaluation (CORE) Project Inactive
Grants and technical assistance to support community-research collaboratives in evaluating innovative community programs that address opioid use disorder. A diverse range of communities will be chosen to participate.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsors: Pew Charitable Trusts, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Minnesota Catalyst Funding Initiative Inactive
Grants and technical assistance for community-driven, culturally specific projects that support commercial tobacco control, healthy eating, and/or physical activity, especially those impacting social determinants of health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, The Center for Prevention
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support new or existing best practice or promising approaches programs that address high burden and costly chronic diseases and underlying risk factors that have proven evidence-based interventions, including asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2019
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
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
Small, Rural School Achievement Grant Program Inactive
Funding for small, rural Local Education Agencies for initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. Activities may include drug prevention, violence prevention, school-based health services, and other health-related programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education