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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.

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2024
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program
Grants for initiatives that positively affect social determinants of health to reduce the risk of future disease and exacerbating health disparities in underrepresented populations in Colorado, with a focus on policy and systems change.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement and Expansion Opportunity
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers provide companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Priority states and territories are listed in Appendix A of the application instructions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Innovation Challenge to Prevent Human Trafficking Among Women and Girls
A national competition to identify existing innovative programs that address human trafficking prevention among women and girls in the United States. The goal of this competition is to identify and award existing programs that demonstrate effectiveness in preventing human trafficking and/or improving health outcomes related to human trafficking among women and girls, sustainable program practices, and the ability of the program to be expanded and/or replicated.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs that attract, retain, and graduate outstanding students capable of enhancing the nation's food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences professional and scientific workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Grants
Grants to support community-based organizations providing direct services, education, or research in the areas of HIV and AIDS, with priority given to smaller communities and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2024
Sponsor: The Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation
Evidence for Action: Indigenous-Led Solutions to Advance Health Equity and Wellbeing
Funding to support Indigenous-led research designed to enhance the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples and generate approaches to improve health equity. Priority will be given to community investigation, elevating and integrating Indigenous cultures, and knowledge-building practices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program
Funding to improve quality of life in rural Arkansas, including emergency services and the development and improvement of community facilities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2024
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
West Michigan Youth Programs
Grants to support projects for youth ages 0 – 18 living within a 4-county service area that includes Lake, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana counties in western Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: Gerber Foundation