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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Technology for health and human services

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

Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of integrated rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ohio School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) - Removing Barriers to Care Program
Funding to develop new SBHC sites and/or expand current services to serve eligible school districts where children and youth are at the highest risk of experiencing poor health and academic outcomes. Preference will be given to projects that propose to serve rural school districts in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Health Center Controlled Networks
Grants to support Health Center Controlled Networks to advance the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology strategies and to leverage technology to deliver high-quality, culturally competent, equitable, and comprehensive primary healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Colorado Capital Infrastructure – Increasing Access to Care for Coloradans of Color
Funding for capital projects for safety net practices in Colorado that improve clinics' capacity to serve more Coloradans of color with team-based, comprehensive primary care.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Minnesota Rural Hospital Capital Improvement Grant Program
Assists small rural hospitals in Minnesota with funding for projects to update, modernize, remodel, or replace aging hospital facilities and equipment necessary to maintain operations.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Rural eConnectivity Broadband Loan and Grant Program (ReConnect)
Loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to expand broadband service to rural areas without sufficient broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Rural Business Development Grants
Supports targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1,000,000 in gross revenues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Tribal Health Information Outreach Award NLM Region 3
Funding to support projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of American Indian communities, individuals, and tribal nations to find and use health information. Projects should broaden access and promote awareness of authoritative health information to health professionals and the communities and individuals they serve in Tribal Nations, rural American Indian communities, and those in large urban Indian center locations.
Geographic coverage: NLM Region 6 states including Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2022
Sponsors: 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
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grants
Grants to improve broadband communications services in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2022
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin