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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.

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals Inactive
Grants to develop and expand experiential training opportunities, such as field placements and internships, to increase the supply of students preparing to become peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals. The program emphasizes relationships with community-based partners to increase access to quality behavioral health services across the lifespan in high need and high demand areas. Special focus is placed on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns for children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notah Begay III Foundation Community Empowerment Grants Inactive
Grants to Native American communities for community-led, culturally-rooted programs that promote physical activity, healthy nutrition, youth development, and cultural connections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program ā€“ Psychostimulant Support (RCORP-PS) Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand psychostimulant use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Student-Led Pilot Grants Inactive
Grants for student-led agricultural health pilot research projects that can be completed by September 29, 2021.
Geographic coverage: Available nationally with a priority for projects in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2021
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program (EB THNP) Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to care in rural and frontier communities using direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth technologies and to evaluate those services to establish an evidence base for assessing the effectiveness of DTC telehealth care for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Alaska Household Hazardous Waste Backhaul Service Program Inactive
A contract with a Tribal government or intertribal consortia to backhaul hazardous waste and other materials from rural Alaskan communities to reduce the toxicity of landfills and emissions from open waste burning.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsors: Denali Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Local Drug Crises Grants Inactive
Grants to support community-level efforts to prevent opioid, methamphetamine, and prescription drug use among youth ages 12-18, including activities targeting rural areas and other underserved populations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program Inactive
Funding to build integrated maternal and early childhood systems of care that promote early developmental health and family well-being and increase family-centered access to care and engagement of the prenatal-to-3 year old population. Proposed projects should identify and address barriers in access to high quality, effective early childhood and family services for underserved Pā€“3 populations, including rural populations and specific racial/ethnic groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants Inactive
Funding for the expansion of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services, with an emphasis on services for individuals with serious mental illness or substance use disorders, including opioid disorders; children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance; individuals with co-occurring disorders; and armed forces members and veterans in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services