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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

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
Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program
Tax incentives for investments in business and economic development projects in distressed rural and urban counties, including capital investments in healthcare facilities. Investors give to Community Development Entities who then offer low-interest financing to businesses; in return for their investment, investors receive a tax credit against their federal income tax.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2020
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
Tennessee Healthy Built Environments Program
Funding for a diverse group of activities including convening, programming, planning, and construction of built environment projects designed to protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of Tennessee communities. Rural, economically-distressed, and at-risk communities are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Native American Congressional Internship
A summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
New York J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of New York, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2020
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Oregon Independent Rural Health Clinic Innovation Project
Grant for a primary care Independent Rural Health Clinic (RHC) in Oregon for an innovation project that seeks to improve operations, increase revenue, and/or improve workflow within their primary care practices.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2020
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Supporting Farmers' Mental Health: Understanding Farm Culture and Farm Family Dynamics
A self-paced, online training course designed to help behavioral health providers better understand and address the mental health needs and challenges of farmers and their family members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Behavioral Health Training Partnership, Wisconsin Farm Center, Wisconsin Department of Health Services
North Dakota HIT Planning Loan Program
Low-interest loans for healthcare entities in North Dakota to build their health information technology infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Sponsor: North Dakota Health Information Technology
Louisiana Small Town Health Professionals Tax Credit
Offers a tax credit for certain healthcare professionals who practice in a rural or shortage area in Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2020
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Health