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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.

Colorado NextFifty Initiative Census 2020 Outreach Fund
Grants to ensure that older adults in Colorado are counted in the 2020 Census. Projects should target older adult populations that are considered hard-to-count, such as those in rural communities, non-English speakers, refugees, and those experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: NextFifty Initiative
Delta Dental of Minnesota Responsive Grant Program
Grants for programs in Minnesota that promote overall health through access to oral health education and services.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Minnesota
School Grants for Healthy Kids
Grants to implement school health and wellness practices that help students eat better, stay physically active, and be better prepared to learn.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: Action for Healthy Kids
Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants
Grants for nonprofit programs and projects that benefit customers in Alliant Energy communities in Iowa and Wisconsin in the areas of helping families, education, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
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: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
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: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
APhA Foundation Incentive Grants
Offers pharmacists seed money to implement or support an innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. Pharmacists in rural areas have received funding in previous rounds.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2020
Sponsor: American Pharmacists Association
Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities (R01 and R21)
Grants for research projects that use the existing cancer registry infrastructure by augmenting data already collected with additional information needed to understand health disparities among people diagnosed with cancer.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 8, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services