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Rural Health Information Hub

Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center


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.

Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Funding to accredited schools of nursing for a loan forgiveness program designed to prepare and train qualified nurse educators to fill faculty vacancies and increase the number of trained nurses entering the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program
Provides support for initiatives that address prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary diseases in underrepresented minority populations of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Georgia EmpowerHealth Capacity Building Grant
Capacity building grants to Georgia-based nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and quasi-governmental agencies to address critical organizational capacity needs that affect access, cost, and quality of health and healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Ken Kendrick Grand Slam Awards
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations in Arizona that focus on indigent healthcare, youth development, and homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 30, 2017
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2017
Sponsor: Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
Centers for Agricultural Health and Safety (U54)
Funding to operate a Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, which will conduct research and help translate scientific discoveries focused on improving worker safety and health in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and fishing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
Supports oral cancer education and research programs and nonprofit community-based programs that provide quality oral health care and/or oral cancer screenings for underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Academy of General Dentistry
Alaska Community Development Block Grant Program
Awards grants to Alaskan communities for public facilities and planning activities which will address issues detrimental to the health and safety of local residents, and will reduce the costs of essential community services.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Responsive Component
Supports partnerships of Wisconsin-based organizations working to create strong, healthy neighborhoods and communities through policy, environmental, or systems change that address the key determinants that most strongly influence community health.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 1, 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 23, 2018
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Hometown Safety Grant
Awards matching grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant
Funding to help alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alzheimer's Foundation of America