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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.

Housing Projects Serving Rural Veterans
Funding for "brick and mortar" projects that assist lowÔÇÉincome, elderly, and disabled veterans with home repair needs, support homeless veterans, help veterans become homeowners, and/or secure affordable rental housing in rural areas of the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2020
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, The Home Depot Foundation
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Equipment and Physical Improvement Grant
Grants to assist grocery stores and small food retailers in making physical improvements and purchasing equipment in order to increase access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low and moderate income areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Service Coordinator Program
Grants to fund service coordinators to assist residents of public and Indian housing in making progress towards economic self-sufficiency, including the provision of job training, employment, adult education, housing, and health resources.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application
CMS eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) may be exempted from the Medicare Promoting Interoperability payment adjustment if they can show that compliance with the requirement for being a meaningful EHR user would result in a significant hardship. Eligible hospitals and CAHs may submit a hardship exception application each year for a maximum of 5 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to implement and evaluate community interventions testing the impacts of (1) strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and (2) interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsors: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 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
Louisiana New Horizons Grant Program
Grants for new, innovative projects to improve the health, education, and well-being of the people of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grants
Grants to improve broadband communications services in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
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: Dec 2, 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
Indian Housing Block Grant Program
Grants to develop, maintain, and operate affordable housing in safe and healthy environments on American Indian reservations and in other American Indian areas, and to carry out other affordable housing activities that benefit low-income families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
Direct payments to agricultural producers of eligible commodities that have been impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture