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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Awards (Honorary)

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

AAMC Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service
An award recognizing medical programs that reach communities whose needs are not being met through the traditional health delivery system.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2018
Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges
RWHC Rural Health Ambassador Award
The Rural Health Ambassador Award recognizes employees at member hospitals who have gone above the call of duty in promoting their respective organizations and made significant contributions to rural healthcare in general.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Community Health Care Awards of Excellence
Recognizes board members, clinicians, administrators, and public officials that exemplify excellence in community healthcare and contribute to the health center mission.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2018
Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Missouri Aim for Excellence Award
Recognizes hospitals in Missouri for their accomplishments, innovations, and outcomes for projects that address at least one of the three Triple Aim principles, which are population, quality, and cost/value.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsor: Missouri Hospital Association
Smart Rural Community Showcase Award
Honors rural communities that have achieved high levels of broadband activity and have used it to support innovative practices in industry sectors, such as healthcare, safety and security, and economic development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Jeanne M. Priester Cooperative Extension Health Awards Inactive
Awards to honor Cooperative Extension programs that positively impact the health of people across the United States and provide leadership to expand extension’s capacity to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2018
Sponsors: National Health Outreach Conference, University of Minnesota Extension
AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Inactive
Offers awards to American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living member facilities that display commitment to quality improvement principles.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2018
Sponsor: American Health Care Association
North Dakota Outstanding Rural Health Awards Inactive
Awards to honor outstanding rural health providers, professionals, health programs, educators/mentors, health volunteers, emerging leaders, and legislators in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
CMS Health Equity Award Inactive
An honorary award to recognize an organization that demonstrates a commitment to health equity by reducing disparities among the CMS beneficiaries they serve, particularly among racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and those living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS Office of Minority Health
NACCHO's Model Practices Award Inactive
Recognizes outstanding local health officials and practices in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2017
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials