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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: USDA 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.

Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program (FINI) Inactive
Supports 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: Dec 13, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and 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: Dec 4, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
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 5, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and 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 information regarding the issue of substance abuse in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Inactive
Grants to Cooperative Extension Services to support national efforts for delivering timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or who are already employed in agricultural production.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP) Inactive
Offers grants to tribal colleges or universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environmental, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Extension Outreach on the Marketplace Exchanges of the Affordable Care Act Inactive
Awards funding to Cooperative Extension Centers to conduct outreach to populations with a high uninsured rate, educating them of new programs and enhancements resulting from the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2013
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Rural Youth Development Grants Inactive
Provides grants to 4-H, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Future Farmers of America programs to identify community needs or issues and develop projects that will address them. Examples of community needs include health, obesity, hunger, and youth development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2013
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture