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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.

Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award Inactive
Awards for two promising American Indian students, one graduate and one undergraduate, in recognition of research dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Native Americans throughout the country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, with a preference for North Dakota.
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2019
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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: Oct 1, 2019
Sponsor: Oklahoma Hospital Association
Colorado Rural Health Excellence Award Inactive
Recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions to health, healthcare, or a healthcare delivery system in rural Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
NOSORH Awards Inactive
Awards given by the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH). NOSORH membership is required for some of the awards.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Inactive
Award program that honors projects that can be models for other healthcare organizations working to embed palliative and end-of-life care in a variety of settings. Rural organizations have received the award in the past.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program Inactive
Honors commitment to quality improvement in physician practices, accountable care organizations, and large systems in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsor: TMF Health Quality Institute
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 9, 2019
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Tribal Transit Awards Inactive
Awards to honor innovation, efficiency, commitment, and performance in the tribal transit industry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
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, safety and security, and economic development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2019
Sponsor: NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association
Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Award Inactive
Honors a person, program, or organization that has improved the quality or availability of healthcare in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health