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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.

Healthcare Connect Fund
Provides funding to healthcare providers for telecommunications and Internet access services, as well as network equipment, at a flat discounted rate of 65 percent. Participants can apply as a member of the consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Smart Rural Community Showcase Award
Honors rural communities that have achieved high levels of broadband activity and have used it to support innovative practices in industry sectors, such as healthcare infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2017
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 14, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2017
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Georgia Direct Services Grant
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Missouri Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure Through Innovation
Grants for innovative projects aimed at strengthening public health infrastructure, supporting ideas that foster learning, and transforming the way public health services are delivered in Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
Foundation for Rural Service Grant Program
Provides grants for rural communities in the areas of business development, community development, education, and telecommunications.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Foundation for Rural Service
Minnesota Broadband Innovation Grants
Matching grants to eligible applicants in rural Minnesota communities for projects that promote access, adoption, and use of broadband technologies, including those supporting healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: Blandin Foundation
Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18)
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Scaling Established Clinical Decision Support to Facilitate the Dissemination and Implementation of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Findings (R18)
Grants for research projects designed to extend the implementation and evaluation of well-established and effective clinical decision support beyond the initial clinical setting or institution in which it was originally developed and implemented, thereby extending the impact on clinical practice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services