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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.

Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program
Funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
Funding and technical assistance for states, local governments, and tribal jurisdictions to develop and implement a data-driven, coordinated, statewide or community-wide response system to assist with the identification, prevention, treatment, enforcement, and deterrence needed to address the opioid epidemic and its impact on youth and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Centers - Northern Border Region
Funding for 4 Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Centers (RBHWCs) in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont to develop and implement training and mentorship programs focused on building the skills and capacity of rural healthcare providers, paraprofessionals, non-clinical staff, and community members to care for individuals with behavioral health care needs. RBHWCs are part of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, an initiative with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality resulting from substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, in high risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: One award will be issued in each of the following states: Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Northern Border Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance, and Youth Leadership
Two cooperative agreements to tribal youth training and technical assistance providers under two categories: 1) To provide culturally based, trauma-informed training, support, and related technical assistance to build capacity to develop, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice system; and 2) To enhance tribal efforts to develop youth leadership skills and support action related to juvenile justice issues, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation Brighter Futures Community Grant
Funding for community-based oral health programs in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, with special consideration given to programs that promote and/or provide oral health for underserved, high risk populations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation
HERO: Helping EMS in Rural Oregon
Grants to frontier and rural EMS agencies in Oregon to cover in-house training costs or to send staff to training that cannot be offered locally.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Kentucky Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant
Grants for nonprofit rural healthcare organizations and community-based organizations in Kentucky to create or enhance services for older adults that help them to age in place. Preference will be given to projects that involve solutions for elder needs in response to COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Kentucky Provider Assistance Program Mini-Grant
A mini-grant for eligible pharmacies, providers, hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals in Kentucky to offset vendor fees associated with connecting to Kentucky Health Information Exchange.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Health Information Exchange
Minnesota Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program
A program that helps farmers in Minnesota buy, ship, and install safety equipment for farm grain bins and silos.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Rural Business Development Grant Program: Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems
Funding to provide technical assistance and training for rural and tribal transportation system agencies nationwide for the purpose of improving passenger transportation services and/or facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development