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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.

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: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS Office of Minority Health
Agricultural Safety and Health Achievement Awards Inactive
Award program that honors individuals, organizations, and collaborations that have made significant contributions to agricultural safety and health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2019
Sponsor: Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America
Montana Dr. Frank Newman Rural Health Award Inactive
Awards recognizing rural health leadership, rural clinician leadership, and rural youth leadership in Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2019
Sponsor: Montana Rural Health Initiative
Jerry Karbeling Award Inactive
Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated successful activism for improving rural health and a commitment to community service in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2019
Sponsor: Iowa Rural Health Association
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
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
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