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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Federal Transit Administration

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

National RTAP E-Learning Portal
Self-guided, online professional development courses for staff of rural transit systems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Tribal Scholarship for the National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference Inactive
Scholarships for tribal programs and transit affiliates to attend the National Rural Transit Assistance Program Technical Assistance Conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 8, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Integrated Mobility Innovation Demonstration Program Inactive
Grants for projects that demonstrate innovative and effective practices, partnerships, and technologies to enhance public transportation effectiveness, increase efficiency, expand quality, promote safety, and improve the traveler experience. The program intends to test models across rural, suburban, and urban settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Health Care Transportation Access "Ready-to-Launch" Implementation Grants Inactive
Grants to support communities that are ready to take concrete steps toward implementing transportation solutions to address healthcare access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Tribal Transit Awards Inactive
Awards to honor innovation, efficiency, commitment, and performance in the tribal transit industry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Community Mobility Design Challenge Planning Grants Inactive
Planning grants to support communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2019
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program Inactive
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Bus and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Program Inactive
Grants to assist in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing, or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing, or leasing bus-related facilities. A minimum of 10% of the total program funding will be awarded to projects located in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation