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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.

Enhancing Social Connectedness and Ameliorating Loneliness to Prevent and Treat SUD and Support Recovery (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Funding for exploratory/developmental research to better understand the role of social connectedness and/or loneliness in prevention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorders. One of the research topics of interest include the dynamics of social connectedness/loneliness between rural versus urban communities and across different racial and ethnic groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology
Funding to address emerging challenges that inhibit the development, use, and/or advancement of health information technology. Projects should address one of two areas: (1) health equity and social determinants of health through innovative, open-source technology tools and electronic health records; and (2) the use of equity-enhancing patient-generated health data for clinical care and research. Populations of focus include indigenous persons, Pacific Islanders, and people who live in rural areas, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 30, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Program Mini-Grants
Funding to support outreach activities, including trainings, workshops, and support services that will directly improve agriculture-related stress and agricultural suicide prevention in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsor: Montana Department of Agriculture
Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge
Grants for organizations to provide planning and implementation technical assistance to rural communities to foster placemaking, which is the process of creating quality places where people want to live, work, learn, and play. The program goal is to create greater social and cultural vitality in rural communities aimed at improving people's social, physical, and economic well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of March 1, 2023)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a March 1, 2023 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Vulnerable At-Risk Youth and Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care
Funding for pilot demonstration projects to develop, implement, and build replicable treatment models for residential-based innovative care, treatment, and services for adolescents and youth transitioning out of foster care who have experienced a history of foster care involvement, child poverty, child abuse or neglect, human trafficking, juvenile justice involvement, substance use or misuse, or gang involvement. The program has an interest in providing services for youth in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment, prevention education, and disaster relief 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: Aug 17, 2022
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Maine School Based Health Center Services Grant
Grants to establish School Based Health Centers to deliver or expand access to integrated medical and behavioral health services to students in middle and/or high schools in Maine, with an emphasis on establishing centers in rural and medically underserved areas of the state, improving equity in healthcare access for students of color, and providing preventive oral health services.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2022
Sponsors: Maine Department of Education, Maine Department of Health and Human Services
South Carolina Health Priority Grants
Grants for projects that align with the mission of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation to promote and support healthier South Carolinians and increase access to healthcare for the economically disadvantaged.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Registered Nurse Training Program
Funding to enhance nursing education and practice to advance the health of patients, families, and communities and improve health outcomes. The overall goal is to increase the number of nursing students trained in acute care settings to address and manage social determinant of health factors and improve health equity and health literacy in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services