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

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

White House Rural Innovators Initiative Inactive
Honorary awards designed to highlight stories of rural leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsors: The White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural eConnectivity Broadband Loan and Grant Program (ReConnect) Inactive
Loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to expand broadband service to rural areas without sufficient broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 28, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Micro-Grants for Food Security Program Inactive
Grants to eligible agencies for the competitive distribution of sub-grants that increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food in areas that have significant levels of food insecurity.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: May 21, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) Inactive
Grants for projects that assist in the development, coordination, and expansion of domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community‐supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer‐to‐consumer market opportunities. Priority will be given to projects that benefit communities located in low income/low food access (LI/LA) census tracts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
Local Food Promotion Program Inactive
Grants to intermediary organizations to support the development, coordination, and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises to help increase access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products. Priority will be given to projects that benefit communities located in low income/low food access census tracts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program Competitive Grants Inactive
Funding to support projects that will increase the purchase of fruit and vegetables among low-income consumers who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by providing incentives at the point of purchase. Projects that serve underrepresented geographies and communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Revolving Funds for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects Inactive
Grants to help nonprofit organizations establish revolving loan funds that will finance water and wastewater projects in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants Inactive
Grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program Inactive
Grants for scholarship programs leading to either baccalaureate degrees within the Food and Agricultural sciences or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degrees in order to educate students in national need areas of the food and agricultural sciences and in rural economic, community, and business development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Business Development Grant Program: Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems Inactive
Funding to provide technical assistance and training for rural and tribal transportation system agencies nationwide for the purpose of improving passenger transportation services and/or facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development