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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.

Service Area Competition Funding for the Health Center Program (Areas Served with a Project Period Start Date of January 1, 2021)
Grants to health centers to provide comprehensive primary healthcare services to an underserved area or population. Areas with a January 1, 2021 project period start date are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration
Veterans Housing Rehabilitation and Modification Pilot Program
Grants to rehabilitate and modify the primary residence of veterans who are low-income and living with disabilities, with a focus on helping them regain and/or maintain their independence to alleviate critical health, life, and safety issues. Applicants from rural and frontier areas that lack reliable internet access may request a waiver from the electronic submission requirement through HUD's Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment and prevention education tools 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 19, 2020
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds
Funding for tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program
Grants for graduate student and faculty researchers with the goal of encouraging the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers, especially early career researchers, who are interested in agricultural health and safety research.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect and expand access to healthcare for low-income and vulnerable people.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant Program
Supports the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income people with special needs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation