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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
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: Nov 13, 2019
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 and R21)
Funding for research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of opioid use disorder, and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Water Quality and Enable Small Public Water Systems to Provide Safe Drinking Water
Grants to nonprofit organizations to provide training and technical assistance for small public water systems, onsite/decentralized wastewater systems, and private well owners located in urban, rural, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington Broadband Planning Feasibility Study Grants
Grants for strategic planning activities to facilitate the deployment of broadband service in unserved areas of Washington State.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Sponsor: State of Washington Department of Commerce
Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award: Community Convening Around Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Funding for organizations and communities to hold convenings that include patients, researchers, clinicians, purchasers, payers, health system leaders, and other stakeholders. Convenings should focus on supporting collaboration around patient-centered outcomes research and clinical comparative effectiveness research. Rural is one of the suggested central themes for convenings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Minnesota Sexual Violence Prevention Grants
Grants to support community-driven, culturally relevant projects designed to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Rural Park and Recreation Agencies Learning Collaborative Grant
A 4-month learning collaborative for rural park and recreation agencies to explore and establish partnerships in communities to leverage assets and overcome the challenges faced when offering evidence-based programs and services in rural areas. The program is designed for agencies that offer evidence-based physical activity interventions that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
Wisconsin Opioids: NARCAN Direct Program
Program that provides NARCAN, the nasal spray formulation of naloxone, to community agencies in Wisconsin that are capable of distributing it to people at risk for an opioid overdose and people who may witness an opioid overdose.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects designed to improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services