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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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

Wisconsin Community Impact Grant Program Inactive
Funding to advance health equity in Wisconsin communities through support for large-scale, evidence-informed, community-academic partnership initiatives that address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 4, 2020
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Connections for Cardiovascular Health Next Generation Grants Inactive
Provide funding to nonprofit organizations working to improve cardiovascular health at the community level in the United States. Grants will be awarded to organizations who have never before received funding from the Foundation's CCH program. Applications from rural applicants are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2020
Sponsor: AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation
Evaluating Practice-based Programs, Policies, and Practices from CDCs Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program: Expanding the Evidence to Prevent Sexual Violence Inactive
Grants to evaluate practice-based prevention approaches to increase the evidence for sexual violence prevention programs, policies, or practices that have traction within the sexual violence field and are, therefore, feasible to implement by practitioners and acceptable to communities. Proposals to address the needs of communities experiencing disproportionate burden of sexual violence, including tribal populations, rural communities, and other geographically underserved areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Out-of-School Time Physical Activity Grants Inactive
Grants to support organizations working to provide quality, structured physical activity in out-of-school time settings for Colorado youth ages 4-18.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Arkansas Rural Health Initiative for Substance Use Disorder Inactive
Funding to create comprehensive and innovative approaches for programs and services throughout Arkansas to combat substance misuse, overdoses, and opioid related harms, with the focus of ensuring all Arkansans have equal access to a continuum of education, prevention, substance misuse services, and support within their communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants Inactive
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2020
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Illinois Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program Inactive
Funding and technical assistance for organizations that are providing substance use disorder prevention, outreach, and education focused on youth in low-income rural and urban areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
South Carolina Wellness Inspired School Environments (WISE) Grants Inactive
Funding for schools in South Carolina to help them develop policies and programs to support physical activity and healthy eating.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
American Medical Association Community Health Grant Inactive
Grants for evidence-based projects that demonstrate focused, measurable results in community health and medical education programs, with priority given to services that target the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
Sponsor: American Medical Association