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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.

Minnesota Rural Hospital Capital Improvement Grant Program Inactive
Assists small rural hospitals in Minnesota with funding for projects to update, modernize, remodel, or replace aging hospital facilities, record systems, and equipment necessary to maintain operations.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
North Dakota HIT Planning Loan Program Inactive
Low-interest loans to healthcare entities to build their health information technology (HIT) infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: North Dakota Health Information Technology
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants Inactive
Offers grants to Texas nonprofit organizations that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Mobile and Connected Health Interventions to Improve Care Continuum and Health Outcomes among Youth with HIV (R01 and R34) Inactive
Grants to develop and test the next generation of interventions delivered through mobile health technology to improve diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, and viral suppression among youth living with human immunodeficiency virus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, 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
Minnesota Small Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Inactive
Coordinated state application to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on behalf of the needs of Minnesota’s small rural hospitals. Funds may be used to purchase items from the SHIP Purchasing Menu in the categories of value based purchasing, accountable care organization, payment bundling, or care transitions.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) Inactive
Grants to help small rural hospitals in Texas with purchasing and/or training activities around value-based purchasing; participating in an Accountable Care Organization or other shared savings program; and purchase of technology for meaningful use, payment bundling/PPS, or ICD-10 standards.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge Inactive
Provides funding to support the development and implementation of innovative broadband-enabled solutions to support rural commerce, healthcare, public safety, economic development, education, energy, or other community-oriented initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Illinois Rural Health Association Spring Semester 2018 Scholarships Inactive
Sponsors scholarships for students who have an intention to work in rural Illinois and who are enrolled in health information technology, medical billing and coding, or graduate mental/behavioral health programs.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2017
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Inactive
Awards grants for projects designed to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life through improved access to healthcare; education and job training; physical infrastructure, including water, sewer, and housing projects; business development; and leadership development.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Alabama
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2017
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Improving Healthcare Systems Research Grants Inactive
Offers funding to research the comparative effectiveness of innovative features of healthcare systems; such as use of innovative technology, deployment of personnel, incentives, and organizational policies; that affect quality, outcomes, and/or efficiency of care. Studies that examine effects on certain populations, including low-income and rural populations, will receive priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 31, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2018
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute