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Healthcare Access in Rural Communities – Funding & Opportunities

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AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 26, 2029
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals
Grants for innovative projects that are working to build a culture of health, ensuring that everyone has access to the care they need and all families have the opportunity to make healthier choices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01) Inactive
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2024
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Inactive
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2024
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44) Inactive
Funding for small business concerns to develop a product, process, or service with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined population groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 6, 2023
Application Deadline: Sep 6, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies Program (RMOMS) Inactive
Funding to improve access to, and continuity of, maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities through regional aggregated care, coordination of a continuum of care, use of telehealth, and the implementation of financial sustainability strategies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program Inactive
Funding designed to improve access to oral healthcare services for low income people with HIV, and to train dental students, dental hygiene students, and dental residents to deliver dental care to people with HIV.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Inactive
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health of mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Development and Implementation of Innovative Interventions that Effectively Address Health Disparities in Access to Care for Medically Underserved Communities Inactive
Grants for community health worker and patient navigation training and service delivery programs that address linkage to care and supportive services, care coordination, cultural competency, and ethnic diversity. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
Sponsor: Bristol Myers Squibb

Last Updated: 9/26/2023