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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.

1890 Institution Teaching, Research, and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program
Grants to 1890 Land-Grant Institutions to support projects that strengthen the research, teaching, and extension capacity needed to advance fundamental sciences, as well as translational research and development in support of agriculture.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
Grants to plan or implement food projects designed to meet the needs of low-income individuals and increase community self-reliance concerning food and nutrition.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program - Produce Prescription Program
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
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: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program Competitive Grants Inactive
Funding to support projects that will increase the purchase of fruit and vegetables among low-income consumers who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by providing incentives at the point of purchase.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis Inactive
Funding for pilot extension projects at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Pilot projects allow extension offices to be responsive to community needs through projects that address youth, agriculture, economic development, or other issues important to stakeholders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Extension Program - Capacity Applications Inactive
Grants to build extension program capacity at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Funding will support one or more extension program areas including agriculture; community resources and economic development; family development and resource management; 4-H and youth development; leadership and volunteer development; natural resources and environmental management; and nutrition, diet and health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2022
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: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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 minority rural communities related to opioids, preventing spread of COVID-19, and/or mitigating infection and transmission of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture