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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Suicide and suicide prevention

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01)
Research grants to link data from healthcare system records to mortality data to get an accurate understanding of the risk factors for, and the burden of, suicide among individuals seen in structured healthcare settings. Priority is given to studies of suicide risk and mortality in health disparity populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual/gender minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Zero Suicide Academy
A 2-day training for senior leaders of healthcare and behavioral healthcare organizations that seek to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Education Development Center, Inc., National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Supporting Healthy Minds and Youth Resiliency Inactive
Grants to organizations in Colorado for projects designed to build social-emotional skills and create supportive environments to improve resiliency for young people facing barriers to mental well-being.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants Inactive
Support for research that studies the comparative clinical effectiveness of alternative features of healthcare systems that are intended to optimize the quality, outcomes, and efficiency of patient care and that have the greatest potential for sustained impact and replication within and across healthcare systems. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2020
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
California Workforce Education and Training: Peer Personnel Training and Placement Inactive
Grants to provide training for peer personnel on issues that may include crisis management, suicide prevention, recovery planning, targeted case management assistance, triage, and other related peer training and support functions within the California Public Mental Health System.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Inactive
Grants to initiate, expand, or sustain programs that provide behavioral health counseling, referral, and other forms of assistance for agricultural workers in crisis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant Inactive
Grants for projects and organizations whose goal is to reduce the rates of suicide in Alaska and promote mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections. Preference will be given to projects that are located in rural Alaska or programs that reach rural communities in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2019
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 31, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2019
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council