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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.

Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2019
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
California County Medical Services Program Health Systems Development Grant
One-time funding for the development of health systems linkages across healthcare providers and/or across the health and behavioral health systems serving current and potential California County Medical Services Program members.
Geographic coverage: Rural counties in California that are members of the County Medical Services Program
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services: Primary, Rural, and Indian Health Division, County Medical Services Program Governing Board
Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2019
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
North Dakota HIT Planning Loan Program
Low-interest loans for healthcare entities in North Dakota to build their health information technology (HIT) infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2019
Sponsor: North Dakota Health Information Technology
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
Loans and grants to assist in the economic development of rural areas, including funds for healthcare facilities and equipment, telecommunications networks, and job creation projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to conduct innovative research supporting the development of a product, tool, technology, process, or service for commercialization with the aim of eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, substance abuse response, and broadband.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 11 states.
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2019
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 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: Apr 11, 2019
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