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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.

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
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
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 and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program Inactive
Grants to eligible applicants for activities to accelerate research, development, production, and testing of key broadband technologies and capabilities that directly impact first responder communications and operations in urban and rural locations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) Inactive
Provides funding to small rural hospitals, through their State Office of Rural Health, to help them do any or all of the following: purchase equipment or training to attain value-based purchasing provision; join or become an accountable care organization; purchase health information technology, equipment, or training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Arkansas Charitable Clinics Program Inactive
Provides funding to volunteer-based safety-net healthcare organizations in Arkansas for the purchase of supplies, equipment, or the provision of certain healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2017
Sponsors: Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
Advance Interoperable Health Information Technology Services to Support Health Information Exchange Inactive
Awards will fund interstate and intrastate efforts to provide training, education, and technical assistance services to minimize barriers and support care providers with incorporating health information exchange to improve care coordination, population management, and measurement reporting. This funding is intended to focus on populations and care settings where health IT adoption and use lags behind, including rural and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2016
Sponsor: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Development and Translation of Medical Technologies to Reduce Health Disparities (R43/44) Inactive
Awards funding to small business concerns to develop and test medical technologies aimed at reducing disparities in healthcare access and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 6, 2016
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2016
Sponsors: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services