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Funding by Topic: Telehealth

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge
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
Maryland Rural Telehealth Technology Project
Funds a single project to demonstrate the impact of using telehealth to increase access to healthcare and improve population health in rural Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
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): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
New Mexico Primary Care Capital Fund
Loans to nonprofit primary care clinics, school-based health centers, telehealth sites, and nonprofit primary care providers in rural and medically underserved areas of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Mexico Department of Health, New Mexico Finance Authority
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
Offers loans and grants to assist in the economic development of rural areas, including funds for healthcare facilities and equipment; telecommunications networks; and job creation projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants Inactive
Funds projects in Colorado that improve or increase access to community health programs and services in the priority areas of children and youth, oral health, mental health, and healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2017
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
Idaho Rural Health Care Access Program (RHCAP) Inactive
Awards funding to projects that help rural communities improve access to primary medical and dental healthcare through telehealth projects, community development projects, or recruitment and retention projects.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2017
Sponsor: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Substance Abuse Treatment Telehealth Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to healthcare services, particularly substance abuse treatment services, in rural, frontier, and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services