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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Uninsured and underinsured

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

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health
Birth Center Accreditation Support Grants
Grants to assist birth center applicants with fees that are due to the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers, including accreditation fees and annual fees. Priority is given to programs that serve rural and low-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Association of Birth Centers Foundation
COVID-19 Coverage Assistance Fund
Claims reimbursement at the national Medicare rate for eligible healthcare providers administering authorized COVID-19 vaccines to underinsured individuals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dispensary of Hope Dispensing Site Network
A national collaborative led by a nonprofit medication distributor that sources donated medications to assist nonprofit health systems, hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies in serving their patient population, especially individuals experiencing poverty and those that are uninsured.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dispensary of Hope
HRSA COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement for Uninsured Patients
Electronic reimbursement, generally at Medicare rates, for healthcare providers for testing uninsured individuals for COVID-19 and treating uninsured individuals with a COVID-19 diagnosis on or after February 4, 2020.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants Inactive
Grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Minnesota Dental Safety Net Grant Program Inactive
Grants for nonprofit Critical Access Dental providers in Minnesota to provide services for low-income and uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Mental Health Safety Net Grant Program Inactive
Grants to mental health centers and clinics in Minnesota that treat uninsured patients.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Utah State Primary Care Grant Program Inactive
Grants to provide access to primary care services for low income individuals and families living in Utah that do not have health insurance and are not eligible for CHIP or Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2021
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Delta Dental of Missouri Oral Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to improve the oral health of Missouri residents with a focus on increasing access for underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 3, 2021
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Missouri