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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.

Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas Inactive
Grants to institutions of higher education in U.S. territories, commonwealth, and freely associated states designed to strengthen the capacity to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences through distance education technology.
Geographic coverage: U.S. Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Supporting the Use of Traditional Indigenous Foods in the Child Nutrition Programs Inactive
Funding for organizations led and staffed primarily by members of federally recognized tribes and/or Native Hawaiians to provide tailored training, technical assistance, and support for school food authorities that serve tribal communities and participate in the National School Lunch Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 19, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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 rural communities related to opioid and substance misuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program Inactive
Grants to promote and strengthen food and agricultural science education in K-12, secondary, and postsecondary settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and extension community development programs.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii and Alaska
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
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: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Business Development Grants Inactive
Supports targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1,000,000 in gross revenues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program - Produce Prescription Program Inactive
Funding to support projects that demonstrate and evaluate the impact of prescribing fresh fruits and vegetables on the improvement of dietary health through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, the reduction of individual and household food insecurity, and the reduction in healthcare use and associated costs. Projects that serve tribal, rural, remote, and insular communities are a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Connect Broadband Grant Program Inactive
Grants for communities without broadband access to provide residential and business broadband service and connect facilities such as police and fire stations, healthcare, libraries, and schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Projects Inactive
Grants for cooperative extension to work in collaboration with other organizations to develop and deliver educational programs that help at-risk youth build the skills they need to lead positive, productive, and contributing lives. Considerations should include children and youth facing issues related to substance use, violence, crime, mental health, teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, obesity, and poverty, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture