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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Technical Assistance

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

Rural Graduate Medical Education Planning and Development Technical Assistance
Technical assistance with the development of new rural family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatry residency programs. Assistance will be provided for applicants and potential applicants of the federal Rural Residency Planning and Development Program grant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: RuralGME.org
Strategic Economic and Community Development Program
A program that allows USDA to give priority for projects that support the implementation of regional economic development plans through several USDA Rural Development funding programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Tennessee Rural Clinician Recruitment Assistance
Offers free clinician recruitment assistance to practices in rural and underserved communities in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
USDA Circuit Rider Program - Technical Assistance for Rural Water Systems
Technical assistance for rural water systems to address issues in the areas of operations, finances, and management in order to meet statutory and regulatory oversight requirements.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project (RHPTP) Inactive
Technical assistance for rural healthcare providers to build capacity in value-based care (VBC), with emphasis on efficiency, quality, patient experience, and safety. The program's goal is to guide small rural hospitals and rural health clinics that are not currently participating in VBC to prepare for participation in a health system focused on value.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2021
Sponsor: National Rural Health Resource Center
Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program Inactive
Supplies Michigan students, teachers, and administrators with the resources and tools needed to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Technical assistance for nonprofit organizations in the Appalachian region designed to lessen the immediate impact and future consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters Inactive
On-site technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence, strengthen advocacy, and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
National Health Service Corps Site Application Inactive
Apply to be a National Health Service Corps Site to receive recruitment and retention assistance, networking opportunities, and other benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technical Assistance for Small, Rural, Vulnerable Hospitals Inactive
Targeted technical assistance for rural hospitals to improve quality of care, maintain access to care, and address the challenges that are unique to small hospitals and the towns they serve.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Center for Optimizing Rural Health, Texas A&M University Rural and Community Health Institute