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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.

Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award
Monetary awards to recognize extraordinary volunteer service in areas with 5,000 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: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Association of Counties, National Association of Towns and Townships, National Main Street Center, National Volunteer Fire Council, Points of Light
Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award
Award that honors an exceptional leadership team that has guided their hospital and community through transformational change on the road to healthcare reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: American Hospital Association
Mobilizing and Empowering the Nation and Technology to Address Loneliness and Social Isolation (MENTAL) Health Innovation Challenge
A challenge looking for solutions that assess socially isolated individuals and match them with appropriate technology tools and social engagement programming that best meet their needs. The winning solution will become part of a campaign to reach up to 10 million socially isolated older adults, people with disabilities, racial and minority populations, and veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2020
Sponsor: Bayer Fund
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
Dr. Corinne Walentik Leadership in Health Award Inactive
An award for a healthcare leader who has demonstrated a passion for the health of the underserved in Missouri, especially children.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
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 12, 2020
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Award for Excellence in Program Innovation Inactive
Awards to recognize innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
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, 2020
Sponsor: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service Inactive
Monetary awards that honor health delivery organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 22, 2020
Sponsor: American Hospital Association