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Rural Health Information Hub

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.

Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations that assist rural and tribal communities with water and/or wastewater operations through technical assistance and training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Healthy Food Financing Initiative Targeted Small Grants Program Inactive
Financial assistance to support projects that improve access to healthy foods in underserved areas, create and preserve quality jobs, and revitalize low income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2021
Sponsors: Reinvestment Fund, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Capacity Building Program for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Inactive
Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture to assist in maintaining and expanding their capacity to conduct education, research, and outreach/extension activities related to food, agriculture, renewable resources, and similar disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Inactive
Grants to Cooperative Extension Services to support national efforts for delivering timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or who are already employed in agricultural production.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2021
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: Dec 23, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Technical Assistance and Training for Innovative Regional Wastewater Treatment Solutions Grant Pilot Program Inactive
Grants to provide training and technical assistance to identify and evaluate economically feasible innovative regional solutions to wastewater treatment for historically impoverished rural communities in areas with difficulty installing traditional wastewater treatment systems due to soil conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Inactive
Grants to initiate, expand, or sustain programs that provide behavioral health counseling, referral, and other forms of assistance for agricultural workers in crisis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Broadband Loans, Loan/Grant Combinations, and Loan Guarantees Inactive
Loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Nutrition Paraprofessional Training Project Inactive
Funding for a single entity to develop and deliver a pilot nutrition paraprofessional training project for FDPIR staff working at local program sites. Training tools and resources should support the efforts of FDPIR local staff in conducting nutrition education activities for FDPIR participants who receive USDA foods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service