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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.

Administration for Community Living Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I
Funding for research and/or development that improves the abilities of individuals with disabilities to perform activities of their choice in the community, with an emphasis on community living and participation, health and function, and employment. The program places particular emphasis on helping women, socially/economically disadvantaged individuals, and applicants from underrepresented or rural areas compete in the Small Business Innovation Research program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York Telehealth Capital Program
Grants to support new community infrastructure to expand telehealth access among Medicaid eligible persons, as well as low-income, minority, rural, older, and other underserved communities in New York that lack connectivity, remote patient monitoring devices, or private spaces necessary to access telehealth.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation
Grants to strengthen and expand substance use disorder/opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
Funding to develop, adapt, and test interventions to address risk factors for cancer in rural populations. Applications should focus on primary prevention and assess and address one or more of the social and behavioral risk factors that contribute to cancer disparities in rural populations: tobacco use; diet, physical activity and weight; alcohol use; UV exposure; and HPV vaccination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal HUD-VA Supportive Housing Program Expansion
Grants for tribes and tribally designated housing entities to provide rental assistance for Native American veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, living on or near a reservation or other Indian areas. The program combines rental assistance from HUD with case management, clinical, and supportive services provided by VA.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)
Grants to help small rural hospitals in Texas with 49 beds or less with their quality improvement efforts and their adaptation to changing payment systems through investments in hardware, software, and related trainings.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2022
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
California Rural Recreation and Tourism Program
Grants to create new recreation opportunities within rural communities of California to support health and economic goals.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Parks and Recreation
Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program
Grants and technical assistance for minority-serving institutions and community colleges to support the adoption and implementation of a 100% tobacco/vape-free college-wide policy by December, 2023. Colleges that were early adopters of 100% smoke or tobacco-free policies may also apply to include e-cigarettes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2022
Sponsor: Truth Initiative
Affordable Housing for Rural Veterans Initiative
Funding for "bricks and mortar" projects that assist lowÔÇÉincome, elderly, and disabled veterans with home repair needs, support homeless veterans, help veterans become homeowners, and/or secure affordable rental housing in rural areas of the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2022
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, The Home Depot Foundation
Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)
Grants for fire departments, EMS organizations, and fire academies for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration/regional communication efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security