Skip to main content

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.516
Sponsors
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadlines
Apr 29, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

Brent Elrod
816.926.2535
richard.elrod@usda.gov

Sydney Turner
816.926.2500
sydney.turner@usda.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
SM.AMDAdministrativeContacts@usda.gov

Purpose

The Rural Health and Safety Education (RHSE) Competitive Grants Program provides funding to community-based outreach education and extension programs that provide individuals and families living in rural areas with:

  • Information as to the value of good health at any age
  • Information to increase individual or family motivation to take more responsibility for their own health, including in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Information about and access to health promotion activities
  • Information to support the utilization of telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning strategies for opioid education and training in minority rural communities
  • Training for volunteers and health services providers concerning health promotion and healthcare services for individuals and families in cooperation with state, local and community partners
Eligibility

Applications may be submitted by 1862 and 1890 land grant colleges and universities, including Central State University, Tuskegee University, and West Virginia State University.

Applications may be submitted by any of the Tribal colleges and universities designated as 1994 Land-Grant Institutions under the Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994, as amended.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $350,000
Expected number of awards: 12-15
Project period: 2 years
Estimated total program funding: $4,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Community engagement and volunteerism · Families · Health literacy · Illicit drug use · Infectious diseases · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Telehealth · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention



For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.