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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, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Capacity Building Program for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture
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
1890 Institution Teaching, Research, and Extension Capacity Building Grants Program Inactive
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: Sep 10, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program Inactive
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: May 4, 2021
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 learning initiatives with the overall goal of increasing knowledge of agriculture and improving the nutritional health of children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
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, 2021
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: Mar 18, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program 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
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
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: Feb 25, 2021
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 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: Feb 18, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture