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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: U.S. Department of Labor

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

H-1B Rural Healthcare Grant Program
Grants to partnerships of public and private sector entities to increase the number of individuals training in healthcare occupations that directly impact patient care and to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages by creating sustainable employment and training programs in healthcare occupations (including behavioral and mental healthcare) serving rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Stand Down Grants
Provides funding for events that offer homeless veteran populations a variety of social services designed to help them to reintegrate into their communities, such as housing, healthcare, and employment opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service
Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants Inactive
Grants for education and training programs to help identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. Special emphasis is given to programs and materials that target workers at smaller mines, including training miners and employers about new MSHA standards, high-risk activities, or hazards identified by MSHA.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 9, 2020
Sponsors: Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions Inactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian region and Lower Mississippi Delta region that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2020
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Mine Health and Safety Grants Inactive
Grants to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners through laws, regulations, safety improvements, education, and training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Support to Communities: Fostering Opioid Recovery Through Workforce Development Grant Program Inactive
Funding for state workforce agencies to partner with community organizations on projects that address the economic and workforce effects of substance and opioid misuse in significantly impacted service areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
YouthBuild Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations providing pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services for at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. Training includes affordable housing construction skills and other in-demand industries, such as healthcare, information technology, hospitality, retail services, and logistics.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2019
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Reentry Projects - Adults and Young Adults Inactive
Grants for evidence-based, evidence-informed interventions, and promising practices shown to achieve successful employment outcomes for justice-involved individuals released from prison or jail or who are currently under supervision. Projects must serve high-crime, high-poverty communities, and a balance of rural and urban projects will be funded.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2019
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Indian and Native American Program - Employment and Training Grants Inactive
Grants to support employment and training activities for Indians and Native Americans in the areas of healthcare, manufacturing, IT, energy, and other industries.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor