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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
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Momentum Fund
Funding for community led projects in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island that address healthy aging with an emphasis on community engagement, innovation, collaboration, and inequities.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2019
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Health Programming in Public Libraries Award
Grants for community based organizations to incorporate MedlinePlus and information about the All of Us Research Program into existing health programming. Organizations would then offer programs in public libraries within the Middle Atlantic Region. Applications from rural organizations are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region including Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsors: National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Strong Systems, Stronger Communities: Strengthening Tribal Public Health Systems
Funding and technical assistance for projects designed to build the public health capacity of Tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Indian Health Board
Tribal Training Support for the Community and Tribal Air Quality Programs
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide tribal training and technical support to tribal governments seeking to investigate, develop, and establish air quality management programs for lands under their jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants
Grants to organizations across the southern United States to support the development and implementation of programs and activities that address the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including organizational capacity building; wellbeing, mental health, trauma-informed care, substance use, and telehealth; and HIV-related stigma reduction.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
Texas Communities Count Grants
Grants for direct, local, on-the-ground projects designed to to increase the participation rates in the 2020 U.S. Census. Strategies should focus on hard-to-count populations, communities, or geographic regions in Texas that are designated as health professional shortage areas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Evidence on Nutrition Supports for Low-Income Families with Young Children
Grants to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policy making to increase access to nutrition supports and reduce nutrition disparities, with an emphasis on families of color, families living in rural areas, and other groups of families who experience gaps in access to supports and face disparities in outcomes related to health and well-being. Evidence generated through funded projects should inform practice and policy and guide practitioners and policy makers in setting priorities and allocating resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 24, 2019
Application Deadline: Dec 13, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. Institutions are encouraged to diversify their student and faculty populations to enhance the participation of individuals from groups identified as underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral and social sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services