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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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

USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal College Research Area of Expertise Inactive
Grants for 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program Inactive
Grants to develop and expand existing farm to school initiatives and other food and agriculture experiential learning initiatives within a distinct service area with the overall goal of increasing access to school meals for low-income children while also improving food quality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis Grants Inactive
Grants for tribal extension pilot projects that address National Institute of Food and Agriculture critical areas of reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity, improved food safety, increased food security, development of sustainable energy, and adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program: Capacity Inactive
Grants to establish and strengthen capacity to equip, train, and deploy extension educators and specialists to carry out tribal extension needs assessments and outreach activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
Provides funding to 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, including the prevention and reduction of opioid misuse and abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 24, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Education Equity Grants Program Inactive
Grants to 1994 Tribal Colleges to help build education capacity in the food, agricultural, natural resource, and human sciences for American Indian students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP) Inactive
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2018
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: Atlantic Territory and Commonwealth and the Pacific Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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, agriculture, natural resources, and human 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: Mar 23, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture