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Notice: The Missouri Rural Health Association (MRHA), 2412 Hyde Park, Ste. A, Jefferson City, MO 65109, provides notice that it intends to apply to the Missouri Department of Transportation for a federal grant to serve the transportation needs of the seniors and/or persons with disabilities in Cole, Douglas, Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, Wright, Jefferson, Franklin, Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, St. Clair, and Vernon counties. MRHA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex or age in employment or the provision of services. Persons wishing to comment on this proposed project are requested to do so within 30 days by writing our agency and MoDOT – Multimodal Operations, P.O. Box 270, Jefferson City, MO 65102.

ONGOING: The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is providing short-term loans to local nonprofits, for-profits, and government entities working to develop affordable housing for low-income, rural communities. Learn more and submit a loan inquiry here.

The U.S. Department of Labor makes grants of up to $10,000 per year to organizations holding events for veterans. Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2021.

Medicare beneficiaries can receive coverage of monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19 with no cost-sharing during the public health emergency (PHE). Learn more.

Rural Maternal and Obstetric Management Strategies (RMOMS) will run until August 2023 to improve maternal care in rural communities. Learn more.

The Promoting Pediatric Primary Prevention (P4) Challenge will award up to $1,000,000 in cash prizes to incentivize innovations in pediatric primary care to increase well-child visits and immunizations within primary care settings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are open Dec. 8, 2020 – Mar. 15, 2021. Learn more and apply here.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the Advanced Nursing Education – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program which will increase access to physical and mental health care treatment for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Apply by February 17.

Nominations for Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee now open. Learn more and apply by February 19.

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will make 60 awards to increase access to HIV primary health care services for low-income, uninsured, and underserved people with HIV. Learn more and apply by February 19.

The PCTE-CPMH program will increase the number of primary care physicians trained to provide maternal and obstetrical healthcare. Learn more and apply by February 22.

The Integrated Substance Use Disorder Training Program (ISTP) program will integrate mental health and substance use treatment services in primary care settings. Learn more and apply by February 24.

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program has special funding for nurses and nurse faculty who specialize in women’s and behavioral health. Learn more and apply by February 25.

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health offers online learning sessions covering grant writing focused on rural health. Register by February 26.

HRSA seeks English-speaking health center patients to participate in virtual discussions about health for monetary payment. If interested, email Heidi Palacios or call (972) 503-3100 x407. Respond by February 28.

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities offers training to support minority health research scientists. Learn more and apply by March 8.

The National Cancer Institute will provide funding to develop, adapt, and test interventions to address risk factors for cancer in rural populations. Learn more and apply by March 15.

ACL’s National Paralysis Resource Center is announcing new funding opportunities for organizations and agencies that serve people living with any type of paralysis. Learn more and apply by March 16.

NIH Research to Improve Health Disparities encourages innovative health services research that can directly and demonstrably contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities at the health care system-level as well as within clinical settings. Learn more and apply by March 17.

Expanding Diabetes Prevention and Management will provide resources and explain the roles of CHWs in diabetes in prevention. Apply for the webinar on March 22.

American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarships available for medical school students graduating in May or June 2022. Learn more and apply by March 31.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute funds projects integrating patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders as members of the research process. Learn more and apply by April 1.

Low or No Emission Grant Program helps project sponsors and facilities using advanced technologies to provide cleaner, energy efficient transit operations. Learn more and apply by April 12.

Save the Date! Rural Health Workforce Conference – April 22-24, 2021. Courtyard Marriott, Columbia MO. Register and purchase tickets today!

USDA Rural Health and Safety Education Grants – learn more and apply by April 29.

MRHA Get Link’d Conference Returns Summer 2021.

MU Extension Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning Events. Learn more and register.