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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.

Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon, as well as any national or regional Indian organization
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Community Economic Development Planning Grants
Funding for community development corporations to build administrative capacity to design a sustainable business project and package a competitive grant application. An application should be submitted in a Community Economic Development competition within 12 months of the end of the project period. Applications from rural areas, persistent poverty counties, and Native American communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
Grants to intermediary organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural organizations and agencies to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area, and once those needs have been identified, locating public and private resources to finance those identified needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Pilot/Feasibility Projects Academic Track
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing work-related stress and mental health; the prevention of slips, trips, and falls; machine safety; and chemical safety.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2024
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Understanding the Intersection of Social Inequities to Optimize Health and Reduce Health Disparities: The Axes Initiative (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research to examine the pathways through which social determinants of health (SDOH), and related biological, psychological, and behavioral factors impact health and health disparities. The primary populations of focus are those that experience health disparities in the U.S., including racial and ethnic minority populations, people with lower socioeconomic status, underserved rural populations, sexual and gender minority populations, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 5, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for small businesses to develop products, processes, and services that can be used to improve minority health and/or reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities in one or more NIH-defined health disparity population groups. Technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Rural Hospital Financial Stabilization Grant
Grants for operational costs for rural hospitals in Texas to support the hospitals as they transition to improved long-term financial solvency and sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
Sponsor: Texas Health and Human Services
Healthy Behaviors Healthy Spaces Grants
Grants to support capacity building, planning, and implementation activities for projects that improve health and well-being in communities in the Western Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina. Focuses on populations experiencing the greatest health disparities based on income, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Virginia, North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2024
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation