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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.

USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program Inactive
This program furnishes loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Missouri Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure Through Innovation Inactive
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 28, 2017
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
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
Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund Inactive
Provides grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education. Priority funding areas include agriculture, energy, rural broadband, healthcare, youth engagement and workforce/economic development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2017
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland’s disadvantaged and underserved rural communities. Funding priorities are rural healthcare organizations, regional infrastructure projects, Regional Planning and Development Councils, and rural entrepreneurship development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan Inactive
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes in Michigan to support general operations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs Inactive
Research grants to conduct applied policy research or to identify local strategies that can result in legislative or program policy considerations and recommendations and mini grants for projects that focus on basic data collection and analysis, time-sensitive issues, and/or the preparation of reference materials.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Letter of Intent (Required): May 22, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2017
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Arkansas Clinical Transformation Collaborative Inactive
Technical assistance to help clinics improve how they manage their chronic disease populations, including populations with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity Inactive
Grants to regional partnerships that are working to improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations, develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity, increase the diversity of the health workforce, and/or increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health