Winter Funding Opportunities

#FUNDING.  Here are a list of federal and regional grant and other funding opportunities with either a focus or strong potential for telehealth applications that have winter proposal due dates.  We recommend that you bookmark this page or add it to your home screen as we will be adding to this list periodically from now through March as more opportunities are announced!

  • Virginia State Office of Rural Health (VA-SORH) Innovative Rural Programming Awards: Funding is for Virginia organizations who have a program currently operating or impacting any of the following focus areas (may combine more than one focus area): Healthy Moms & Babies, Food Access & Nutrition, Workforce Development, Behavioral Health, and Telehealth. Applications are due on January 8, 2021 by 5:00 PM.  Click Here for More Information.
  • Klingenstein Philanthropies Access to Mental Health Care for Children and Adolescents:  Funding is for academic research in the development of innovative models of service delivery such as those that leverage technology, non-traditional treatment settings, and professional and paraprofessional treatment providers or others (e.g. teachers, parents, primary care physicians). Applications are due on January 10, 2021 by 11:59 PM.  Click Here for More Information.
  • Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge on Mental Health:  Funding is for nurses and nursing students worldwide to submit their nurse-led novel concepts, education programs, protocols, prevention or treatment approaches, screening tools, and consumer product ideas with the power to potentially transform mental health care and well-being for their fellow healthcare professionals or the patients they serve amid the current pandemic environment and beyond.  Applications are due on January 15, 2021.  Click Here for More Information.
  • Virginia Health Care Foundation Grants:  Funding is for Virginia organizations to develop initiatives that reflect a commitment to removing barriers to health access.  Proposed initiatives may seek to accomplish this goal in a number of ways including, but not limited to, targeting pressing staffing needs or equipment needs (e.g., telehealth) due to the COVID-19 pandemic; addressing health inequities due to systemic racism via the addition/expansion of primary healthcare services; or increasing the availability of a specific health service.  Applications are due on January 25, 2021 by 5:00 PM.  Click Here for More Information.
  • CATCH Planning and Implementation Grants: This American Academy of Pediatrics funding opportunity is to support pediatricians ti lead innovative, community-based initiatives that increase children’s access to optimal health or well-being.  Applications are due on January 27, 2021 by 3:00 PM CST.  Click Here for More Information.
  • Enhancement and Expansion of Treatment and Recovery Services for Adolescents, Transitional Aged Youth, and their Families:  This SAMHSA funding opportunity is for enhancing and expanding comprehensive treatment, early intervention, and recovery support services for adolescents (ages 12-18) and transitional aged youth (ages 16-25) with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD), and their families/primary caregivers.  Applications are due on February 8, 2021Click Here for More Information.
  • Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program:  This SAMHSA funding opportunity is designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24. Applications are due on February 8, 2021Click Here for More Information.
  • Service-Ready Tools for Identification, Prevention and Treatment of Individuals at Risk for Suicide (R34 Clinical Trial Optional): This NIMH funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks pilot effectiveness projects to evaluate the preliminary effectiveness of service-ready tools and technologies that can be used to advance training, quality monitoring, and quality improvement efforts and ultimately improve the availability of evidence-based suicide prevention services.   Letter of Intent is due January 18, 2021.  Applications are due on February 18, 2021Click Here for More Information.
  • Leveraging Health Information Technology (HIT) to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trail Optional):  This NIH funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks to support research that examines how health information technology adoption impacts minority health and health disparity populations in access to care, quality of care, patient engagement, and health outcomes. Applications are due on March 4, 2021 by 5:00 PMClick Here for More Information.
  • Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Implementation:  This HRSA funding announcement seeks to strengthen and expand substance use disorder (SUD)/opioid use disorder (OUD) prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.  Applications are due on March 12, 2021Click Here for More Information.
  • The Promoting Pediatric Primary Prevention (P4) Challenge:  Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health:  This HRSA funding announcement seeks innovative approaches to increase access to and utilization of well-child visits and/or immunizations services within primary care settings.  Applications are due on March 15, 2021Click Here for More Information.
  • Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program.  The purpose of this program is to build integrated maternal and early childhood systems1 of care that are equitable, sustainable, comprehensive, and inclusive of the health system, and that promote early developmental health and family well-being and increase family-centered access to care and engagement of the prenatal-to-3 (P–3) population.  Applications are due on March 15, 2021. Click Here for More Information.
  • Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model: This CMS opportunity is a voluntary payment model designed to meet the needs of rural communities.  The model will test whether aligned financial incentives, increased operational flexibility and robust technical support promote the capacity of rural healthcare providers to implement effective healthcare delivery system redesign on a broad scale.  Applications for the Community Transformation Track are due on March 16, 2021. Click Here for More Information.
  • Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Rural Health Care Program: This funding mechanism is used to support eligible healthcare facilities with their telecommunications and broadband service costs through rate discounts.  If you are not familiar with the program, here is a good introductory webinar.  The filing window for FY2021 opened on January 4, 2021 and all funding requests must be submitted on/before 11:59 PM on April 1, 2021Click Here for More Information.  
  • Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program:  The two-fold purpose of this award is (1) to demonstrate how health networks can increase access to health care services utilizing telehealth technologies and (2) to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence base for assessing the effectiveness of telehealth care for patients, providers, and payers.  For this opportunity, applicants must propose to provide Direct To Consumer (DTC) telehealth services to patients within established telehealth networks. Applicants must utilize synchronous (real-time virtual visits) audio-visual technology and may include remote patient monitoring (RPM) to provide DTC telehealth care to patients.  Applications are due April 2, 2021Click Here for More Information.
  • William Randolph Hearst Foundation: The Hearst Foundations assist leading regional hospitals, medical centers and specialized medical institutions providing access to healthcare for high-need populations. In response to the shortage of healthcare professionals necessary to meet the country’s evolving healthcare demands, the Foundations also fund programs designed to enhance skills and increase the number of practitioners and educators across roles in healthcare. The Foundations also support medical research and the development of young investigators to help create a broad and enduring impact on the nation’s health. The board meets to approve grants in March, June, September and December. The average time from proposal submission to grant award is six months.  Click Here for More Information and Click Here to Apply.