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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Women

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

Minnesota Strong Foundations: Evidence-Based Home Visiting Start-Up Grants
Grants to start up or expand evidence-based home visiting programs in counties, reservations, or regions in Minnesota to reach underserved families. The goal of the program is to equip pregnant women, parents, and other caregivers with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve a healthy birth and assist their children in being healthy, safe, and ready to succeed in school.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Economic Development Administration American Rescue Plan Funding Programs
Funding to support community-led economic development and to accelerate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic while building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks. Investments made under this program will have an emphasis on equity and will directly benefit previously underserved communities, including Indigenous communities, rural areas, and regions with economies that have historically relied on coal mining. Past Economic Development Administration projects have included infrastructure to support healthcare facilities, health workforce development, and health and human services to assist people with getting jobs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
Delaware Fund For Women
Grants to support projects benefiting the health and wellness of women and girls in Delaware, empowering them to achieve their full potential. Grants have been awarded in rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Delaware Community Foundation
Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge: Innovative Methods to Improve Postpartum Care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native Women
A prize competition to identify effective programs that can address equity of postpartum care for Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native beneficiaries enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP. An emphasis is on follow-up care for conditions associated with morbidity and mortality in the later postpartum period, including diabetes, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, hypertension, and substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to support the development and/or expansion of a domestic violence prevention programs by incorporating prevention efforts addressing social, spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of victims through the integration of culturally appropriate practices and trauma-informed services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Program: Forensic Healthcare Services
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to provide access to treatment for American Indian/Alaska Native victims of domestic and sexual violence by supporting the development of and/or expansion of forensic healthcare services that are culturally appropriate and trauma-informed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Aftercare
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of substance abuse and decrease the overall use of addicting and illicit substances among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for substance abuse behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Program: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to reduce the prevalence of suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Projects should include care coordination, culturally responsive behavioral healthcare services, and early intervention strategies for AI/AN youth at risk for suicidal behavior.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Innovative Programming Awards
Grants for innovative programming to address the root causes of rural health disparities in Virginia. Focus areas include healthy mothers and babies, food access and nutrition, workforce development, behavioral health, and telehealth.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding: Broad Pragmatic Studies
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research in the areas of addressing disparities; assessment of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options; communication and dissemination research; and improving healthcare systems. Special areas of emphasis for the 2022 cycle include 1) addressing racism, discrimination, and bias in healthcare systems and care delivery and 2) health system–level interventions to improve healthcare worker well-being and reduce burnout.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2022
Application Deadline: May 3, 2022
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute