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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.

Tribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis Inactive
Funding for pilot extension projects at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Pilot projects allow extension offices to be responsive to community needs through projects that address youth, agriculture, economic development, or other issues important to stakeholders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Extension Program - Capacity Applications Inactive
Grants to build extension program capacity at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Funding will support one or more extension program areas including agriculture; community resources and economic development; family development and resource management; 4-H and youth development; leadership and volunteer development; natural resources and environmental management; and nutrition, diet and health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Higher Education Challenge Grants Program Inactive
Grants to colleges and universities to provide quality education necessary to produce baccalaureate or higher degree level graduates capable of strengthening the nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant Inactive
Grants to intermediary organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural organizations and agencies to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area, and once those needs have been identified, locating public and private resources to finance those identified needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 23, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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 areas of concentrated poverty with limited access to supermarkets.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA Rural Development
Food and Health Research Using the Consumer Food Data System Inactive
A partnership between Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service to make data on trends and emerging issues in agriculture, food, the environment, and rural America available to researchers. The overall goal is to support research that will help to overcome structural barriers to equitable access to healthy food.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 16, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2022
Sponsors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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 areas of concentrated poverty with limited access to supermarkets.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA Rural Development
Rural Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization Program Inactive
Restructures loans for existing Rural Rental Housing and Off-Farm Labor Housing projects to help improve and preserve the availability of safe affordable rental housing for low income residents.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Projects should utilize telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning strategies for education and training in minority rural communities related to opioids, preventing spread of COVID-19, and/or mitigating infection and transmission of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture