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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.

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
Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program Inactive
Funding to plan, develop, operate, and/or participate in health professions and nursing training activities using evidence-based strategies designed to reduce and address burnout, suicide, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders and promote resiliency among healthcare professionals in rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal (SLTT) Partnership Programs to Reduce Maternal Deaths due to Violence Inactive
Funding for state, local, territorial, and tribal partnership projects designed to identify and reduce deaths among pregnant and postpartum women due to violence, specifically homicide and suicide.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Jul 30, 2021
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
American Rescue Plan Act Emergency Native Language Funding Opportunity Announcement Inactive
Emergency awards to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages during and after the COVID-19 public health emergency. The overall goal of the program is for languages to serve as protective factors for Indigenous communities, enhancing mental health and lowering suicide rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska Native village governments, which are central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R01 and R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research on the underlying causes and evidence-based methods of prevention of firearm injury, including crime prevention. Focus is on populations at risk for victimization and/or perpetration including health disparity populations and other populations that are disproportionately impacted by firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: 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
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: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
North Dakota Suicide Prevention Grant Inactive
Grants to support prevention activities in North Dakota working to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors for populations identified as high-risk for suicide.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2021
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Human Services