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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Vaccination

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

Community-Based Workforce for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Inactive
Funding to address COVID-19 related health disparities and advance health equity by mobilizing community outreach workers, including community health workers, patient navigators, and social support specialists, to educate and assist individuals in getting the COVID-19 vaccination. Projects should target resources to the most vulnerable and medically underserved communities in both rural and urban areas to ensure that challenges such as vaccine confidence and assisting with vaccine accessibility are addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Demonstration Project Grants to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Farmworker Families Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects designed to protect and safeguard farmworker families and stop the spread of COVID-19, with focus on testing, quarantine, treatment, vaccination, education, and safety precautions. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on harder to reach populations, such as communities of indigenous farmworkers, H-2A guest workers, farmworkers living in congregate housing, and workers in extremely remote rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
Colorado COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Fund Inactive
Grants to provide outreach, education, and vaccine access to communities in Colorado that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, including Black, Latino, and Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2021
Sponsors: Caring for Colorado Foundation, Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce, Immunize Colorado, Together We Protect Partnership
COVID-19 Rural Vaccination Site Grant in Kansas and Western Missouri Inactive
Grants to provide operational support to public health departments and state approved vaccine providers in rural areas of Kansas and western Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Rural areas in Kansas and western Missouri
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2021
Sponsor: Patterson Family Foundation
Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Community Grants Inactive
Grants to develop new or implement existing community projects for the early detection and prevention of cancer. Projects focused on serving rural population are especially encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2021
Sponsor: Prevent Cancer Foundation
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures in racial and ethnic minority populations and other socially vulnerable populations, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
COVID-19 Policy Research in Rural Pennsylvania Inactive
Grant to support policy research on the impacts of COVID-19 in rural Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
P4 Challenge: Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health Inactive
Challenge competition seeking innovative approaches to increase access to and utilization of well-child visits and/or immunizations services within primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Training and Technical Assistance Providers for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program Inactive
Contracts with qualified training and technical assistance providers to work with local health departments that are awardees of the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program. Topic areas include addressing health equity in emergency response activities; public health communication; and contact tracing, testing, and vaccine administration.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials