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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.

Healthcare Connect Fund Inactive
Provides assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to broadband connectivity at a flat discounted rate of 65%. Participants can apply as a member of a consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2018
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Rural Health Care Telecommunications Program Inactive
Assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to broadband connectivity based on the urban-rural price difference in an area.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2018
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Smart Rural Community Showcase Award Inactive
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, safety and security, and economic development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
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 and direct patent care.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund Inactive
Grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations in Maryland 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): May 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland’s disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs Inactive
Research grants in Pennsylvania to conduct applied policy research that can result in legislative or program policy considerations and mini grants for projects that focus on basic data collection/analysis, timely issues, and/or the preparation of reference materials.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2018
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Community Connect Broadband Grant Program Inactive
Grants for communities without broadband service to provide residential and business services and connect facilities, such as police and fire stations, healthcare, libraries, and schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska native village governments, which is central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Apr 9, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health Centers Program Capital Project Inactive
Funding to develop and implement projects intended to increase quality driven, cost effective care to meet the transitions mandated through Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) legislation and other industry trends.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2018
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health