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New Rural Health Funding & Opportunities from the Past 30 Days

Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans and Loan Guarantees
Loans and loan guarantees for the construction, maintenance, improvement, and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Summer Health Professions Education Program
A free summer enrichment program designed to improve access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Eligible students include, but are not limited to, individuals who identify as African American/Black, American Indian and Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino, and those who are from communities of socioeconomic and educational disadvantage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2022
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
North Carolina Community Health Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit primary care safety net organizations to increase access to primary medical and preventive care in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2022
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Minnesota Rural Mental Health Professional Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for licensed mental health professionals who agree to practice in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Allied Health Care Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for individuals studying to teach in allied healthcare or advanced nursing in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Pharmacist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for pharmacy students, residents, and practicing professionals who agree to serve a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program
Funding for new AmeriCorps Seniors projects that engage adults age 55 and over to support communities as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for final year dental therapist/advanced dental therapist (DT/ADT) students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Public Health Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for Licensed Registered Nurses with certification as public health nurses who agree to serve in designated rural areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care