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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Awards (Monetary)

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

Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards
A monetary award for programs or projects that focus on supporting family and informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in selected counties in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Country Doctor of the Year Award
Award to a physician who best exemplifies the spirit, skill, and dedication of America's rural medical practitioners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2018
Sponsor: Staff Care
Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms
A prize competition to support innovative solutions to improve access to quality health care, including substance use disorder treatment, recovery, and support services for pregnant women with opioid use disorders, their infants, and families, especially those in rural and geographically isolated areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HRSA Challenge Competition: Remote Pregnancy Monitoring
A prize competition to support innovative technological solutions to help prenatal care providers remotely monitor the health and well-being of pregnant women, as well as place health data into the hands of pregnant women themselves as a tool to monitor their own health and make informed decisions about care. A priority is solutions that would especially benefit women who live in rural and medically underserved areas who have limited access to on-site prenatal care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Utah Select 25 Awards Program
Recognizes organizations and individuals in Utah working to promote health and wellness, assist individuals with special needs, create safe environments, support the underserved, and build strong communities.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: SelectHealth
Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation Research
Awards to support dissertation research expenses of doctoral students at institutions of higher education in Texas. Relevant areas of focus include historically underserved populations, rural communities, prevention and early intervention, social determinants of health and mental health, and community conditions that influence mental health and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
HRSA Challenge Competition: Preventing Childhood Obesity Inactive
A prize competition to support innovative solutions to help low-income families adopt healthy eating practices, healthy lifestyles, and make sustainable changes in their homes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Mexico Hero of Health Award Inactive
Honors an individual in New Mexico who is working to make sure that all people have an equal chance at living healthy lives regardless of their location, income, or ethnicity.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sep 5, 2018
Sponsor: Con Alma Health Foundation
West Virginia Rural Health Awards Inactive
Award program in West Virginia that recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and organizations in the field of rural health.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2018
Sponsor: West Virginia Rural Health Association