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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.

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program Inactive
Grants to provide graduate and postgraduate traineeship programs at eligible institutions of higher education for meeting the national need to develop scientific and professional expertise in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Inactive
Funding to help nonprofit housing and community development intermediary organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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 14, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development
Resident Instruction 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 and agricultural sciences as well as to upgrade agriculture and food science facilities and equipment necessary to conduct tropical and subtropical agricultural research.
Geographic coverage: Atlantic Territory and Commonwealth and the Pacific Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2022
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: Apr 4, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program Inactive
Grants to support research and extension activities that increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas who will pursue and complete a postsecondary degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The target audience is K-14 students, meaning kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, such as vocational technical institutions and community/junior colleges. Projects should focus on challenges facing agriculture and rural communities, such as increasing global demand for food production in the face of limited natural resources; improving health and reducing obesity; and increasing economic opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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 28, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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: Mar 23, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant Inactive
Funding to provide nutrition education for participants of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, resulting in healthier food choices and a better understanding of healthy food preparation methods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program Inactive
Grants to promote equity in access to Extension outreach and provide resources to address long-standing needs among federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture