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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.

Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service
Monetary awards that honor health delivery organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Award program that honors innovative programs and organizations that care for patients with serious or life-limiting illness and provide best practices and models for the field. Rural organizations have received the award in the past.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award
Award that honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their hospital and community through transformational change and healthcare reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
West Virginia Rural Health Awards
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 24, 2021
Sponsor: West Virginia Rural Health Association
Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award
Monetary awards to recognize extraordinary volunteer service in areas with 25,000 people or less, with a goal of raising awareness of the need for citizens to fill critical civic roles including local government boards and councils, volunteer firefighters, EMTs, and advisory committees that support other key local government functions in small localities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Main Street America, National Association of Counties, National Association of Towns and Townships, National Volunteer Fire Council, Points of Light
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
Award for Excellence in Program Innovation Inactive
Awards to recognize innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
Jenco Awards Inactive
Monetary awards that recognize visionary leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals living in Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Excellence in Rural Psychology Award Inactive
Award that recognizes exemplary psychology leadership in rural and remote areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 11, 2021
Sponsor: American Psychological Association
Hermes Monato, Jr. Rural Health Essay Prize Inactive
An annual award for a rural health essay written by a student or recent graduate of any campus of the University of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative