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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: USDA Rural Development

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

Off-Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants Inactive
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, seasonal, retired, and/or disabled domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program Inactive
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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
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 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
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, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Solid Waste Management Grants Inactive
Funds for organizations to provide technical assistance and/or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.
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