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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.

Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant Program
Grants to support innovative, transformative, community-based health professional training initiatives in Oregon that will address identified local healthcare workforce shortages and expand the diversity of the health professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
Sponsors: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Health Policy Board
Arkansas Giving Tree Grants
Supports a broad range of projects that address local needs in Arkansas, including organizations working in health and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsor: Arkansas Community Foundation
Arkansas Rural Connect Broadband Grant Initiative
Grants to expand broadband in rural Arkansas communities. The expected results of the program are increased educational, healthcare, and economic opportunities that lead to enhanced service access and quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Arkansas State Broadband Office
Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for Clinical and Translational Program Hubs that are expected to develop, demonstrate, and then disseminate solutions to barriers that limit the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and translational science research. A major interest of the program is improving rural health outcomes and eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families
Demonstration program to determine if earned income tax credit (EITC) outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can result in increased EITC receipt and changes in risk and/or protective factors for ACEs. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Centers Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of February 1, 2021)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a February 1, 2021 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Service Area Competition Funding for the Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of January 1, 2021)
Grants to health centers to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a January 1, 2021 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program
Grants to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and living with disabilities, with a focus on helping them regain and/or maintain their independence to alleviate critical health, life, and safety issues. Applicants from rural and frontier areas that lack reliable internet access may request a waiver from the electronic submission requirement through HUD's Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Centers of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities
Grants to establish 3 Centers of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance for healthcare practitioners working to address behavioral health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment and prevention education tools for first responders and public safety organizations. The Foundation recognizes the needs of rural and volunteer departments throughout the country and will consider their applications despite not being within 60 miles of a Firehouse Subs restaurant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2020
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation