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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.

Iowa Agricultural Safety and Health Hall of Fame Award
Recognizes individuals or organizations in the public or private sector in Iowa who have made substantial, long-term contributions to the health and safety of Iowa's agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Oklahoma Rural Health Awards Inactive
Annual awards for outstanding rural health advocates, rural health leaders, rural health educators, and rural practitioners in Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2022
Sponsor: Rural Health Association of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Hospital Association Excellence in Quality Award Inactive
Honorary awards that recognize exceptional efforts to improve quality and patient care in Oklahoma hospitals. Small hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals are two of the award categories.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsor: Oklahoma Hospital Association
Minnesota Rural Health Awards Inactive
Honors individuals and teams for outstanding contributions to rural health in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
National Indian Health Board Outstanding Service Awards Inactive
Honorary award to recognize individuals, organizations, and youth whose leadership and work has affected change or impacted healthcare on the local, tribal, regional, and/or national level.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
NOSORH Awards Inactive
Awards given by the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH). Awards honor exemplary work and leadership of State Offices of Rural Health, individuals, and organizations dedicated to rural health across the country. NOSORH membership is required for some of the awards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
National Rural Health Day Community Stars Inactive
Honors individuals and organizations working in and serving rural communities and supporting rural health collaboration, communication, education, or innovation. Community Stars are featured in an electronic publication that is released on National Rural Health Day each year.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Smart Rural Community Showcase Award Inactive
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, agriculture, safety and security, and economic development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Award Inactive
Honors a person, program, organization, or community that has improved the quality or availability of healthcare in rural Oregon and impacted the quality of life of its residents.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Ron Nelson Award Inactive
Recognizes and honors an outstanding leader and champion for Rural Health Clinics.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: National Association of Rural Health Clinics