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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.

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG)
Loans and grants to assist in the economic development of rural areas, including funds for healthcare facilities and equipment, telecommunications networks, and job creation projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants
Grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Registered Nurse Education
Grants to support registered nurse training programs in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Emerging Issues in Childhood Agricultural Health Grants
Grants to test, implement, or recommend strategies that are likely to identify causes, effects, and prevention interventions in response to emerging health and safety concerns of children working on, living in, or visiting agricultural environments. The 2021 funding cycle will focus on documenting, intervening, and otherwise exploring COVID-19 related impacts upon children in and around agricultural settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award: Capacity Building
Funds projects that encourage the integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders as members of the patient-centered outcomes research/clinical effectiveness research process.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2022
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS)
Grants to support agriculture, forestry, and fishing worker occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Kentucky Keeping our Communities Healthy Mini Grants
Rapid deployment funding to create new or expand on existing COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Kentucky counties with vaccination rates under 35%.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, New York, Texas. A list of the specific counties eligible in New York and Texas is available on the program website under the "Limits of Geography" heading.
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Maine that provide services in the areas of social services, health and medicine, education, arts, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust