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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Grants and Contracts

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

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: Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Communication and Decision Making for Individuals with Inherited Cancer Syndromes (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for projects that develop, test, and evaluate interventions and implementation approaches, or adapt existing approaches, to improve cancer risk communication between patients with an inherited susceptibility to cancer and providers so that affected individuals can make informed clinical risk management decisions. One focus of the program is tailored communication strategies that address the unique needs of members of underserved populations, such as low income, uninsured, minority, rural, low literate, low numerate, and non-English speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Justice for Families Program Solicitation
Grants to improve the response of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse. One of the program priorities includes addressing the specific challenges that rural communities face in responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Primary Care First Model
Voluntary 5-year payment options that reward value and quality by offering an innovative payment structure to support delivery of advanced primary care. The model is designed to prioritize the doctor-patient relationship; enhance care for patients with complex chronic needs and high need, seriously ill patients; reduce administrative burden; and focus financial rewards on improved health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities
Grants to support multidisciplinary collaborative teams that offer services and support to individuals with disabilities and deaf individuals who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2020
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women
Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas
Grants to institutions of higher education in U.S. territories, commonwealth, and freely associated states designed to strengthen the capacity to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences through distance education technology.
Geographic coverage: Atlantic Territory and Commonwealth and the Pacific Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: Jan 23, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care (PCTE-RTPC) Program
To increase the distribution of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas, this grant is designed to enhance accredited residency training programs in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics (med-peds) in rural and/or underserved areas. Funds can also support the development of rural and/or underserved residency tracks within existing accredited residency programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2020
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant Program
Grants to encourage state, local, and tribal governments and courts to treat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking through the coordinated involvement of the entire criminal justice system and human service partners. One of the program priorities is to address the specific challenges that rural communities face in responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 10, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice