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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.

Health Care Transportation Access "Ready-to-Launch" Implementation Grants
Grants to support communities that are ready to take concrete steps toward implementing transportation solutions to address healthcare access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsors: 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: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone Program Inactive
Funding for planning, engineering, or development of technical or financing plans to improve transit services in rural areas and areas experiencing long-term economic distress. The program is intended to reduce fatality rates on rural transportation infrastructure and increase access to jobs and healthcare through enhanced transit options and improved facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) Challenge Grants Inactive
Grants for the development, implementation and adoption of innovative technologies, practices, and service models to improve mobility and enhance the rider experience, with a focus on innovative service delivery models, creative financing, partnerships, and integrated payment solutions. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Transit Administration
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: Mar 30, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
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
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