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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Setting the Table for a Healthy Food System in Indian Country Grants
Grants to enhance the organizational and program capacity of Native American food pantries and food banks, will the overall goal of building control, cultural responsiveness, and infrastructure of community food systems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
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
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation
Grants to strengthen and expand substance use disorder/opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 30 years in an underserved area of Colorado, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Alaska J-1 Visa Conrad 30 Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Alaska, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Funding for accredited schools of nursing to establish and/or operate a student loan fund. Grantees will loan money to students, and up to 85% of each loan may be forgiven upon completion of up to 4 years of full-time employment as a faculty member in an accredited school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Grants to states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Territories to assist them in operating their own state educational loan repayment programs for primary care providers working in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) within their state.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Illinois Dental and Behavioral Health/Social Work Scholarships for Rural Residents
Spring semester 2022 scholarships for rural residents from Illinois that are attending dental school or a graduate level social work/behavioral health program and intend to practice in a rural setting after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2021
Sponsor: Illinois Rural Health Association
Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters
On-site or virtual 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: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
COVID-19: Mobilizing Communities for a Just Response in Wisconsin Grant
Grants to engage local and tribal government agencies and community-based organizations in Wisconsin to address COVID-19-related health disparities and advance health equity by expanding community capacity for equity and change.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services