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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.

Second Chance Act: Adult Reentry Education, Employment, Treatment and Recovery Program
Grants to enhance corrections systems' ability to address the education, employment, and substance use treatment needs of offenders in order to reduce recidivism, promote recovery, and, in the process, to improve public safety and public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence
Grants to develop support services for children exposed to violence in their homes, schools, and communities; and to develop, enhance, and implement violent crime reduction strategies that focus on violent juvenile offenders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Elevate Youth California: Supporting Capacity Building for Community Organizations Working in Substance Use Disorder Prevention
Grants to strengthen the capacity of emerging grassroots community-based organizations and tribal organizations in California to use innovative practices for substance use disorder prevention among youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
HIV Positive Action Southern Initiative
Grants and learning community support for projects focused on reaching more people with HIV in southern communities who are out of care and connecting them to care. Projects should focus on populations that are disproportionately impacted by HIV, especially people in rural communities, young people, women of color, gay and bisexual men of color, transgender people, people currently or formerly incarcerated, sex workers, and people who use drugs.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Sponsor: ViiV Healthcare
Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program
Grants to address COVID-19 related health equity gaps and improve healthcare in rural areas by engaging Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to improve vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements
Grant to health centers for construction, expansion, alteration, renovation, and other capital improvements to modify, enhance, and expand healthcare infrastructure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06)
Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the health needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Western COVID-19 Response Grant
Funding for Native nonprofits and tribal programs, with a focus on general support for Native-led programs, assisting with virtual operations and PPE to keep staff and constituents safe, and helping native youth and elders cope with the mental health effects of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 western states.
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
American Rescue Plan Act Emergency Native Language Funding Opportunity Announcement
Emergency awards to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages during and after the COVID-19 public health emergency. The overall goal of the program is for languages to serve as protective factors for Indigenous communities, enhancing mental health and lowering suicide rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge
A challenge seeking innovative ideas to better understand health disparities in the areas of mental health, inflammatory bowel diseases, and cardiovascular disease. Populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority populations, as well as the rural and urban poor.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Johnson and Johnson Innovation