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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Broadband

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

Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs
Research grants in Pennsylvania to conduct applied policy research that can result in legislative or program policy considerations and mini grants for projects that focus on basic data collection/analysis, timely issues, and/or the preparation of reference materials.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2021
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund
Grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations in Maryland that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education. Priority funding areas include agriculture, energy, rural broadband, healthcare, youth engagement and workforce/economic development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Health Care Telecommunications Program
Assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to telecommunications and voice services for the use of telemedicine and telehealth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Rural Healthcare Connect Fund
Provides assistance to healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to broadband connectivity at a flat discounted rate of 65%. Participants can apply as a member of a consortium or a stand-alone entity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company
Kansas Digital Equity and Inclusion Collaborative Initiative
Grants to organizations in Kansas to engage collaborative partners to plan, implement, and advocate for greater digital access, literacy, and broadband adoption in low-income communities of color, rural, and other under-resourced areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Colorado Broadband Fund
Grants to deploy broadband service in unserved areas of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
Maine Community Broadband Grant Program
Grants for projects designed to increase access to high speed internet service in Maine. Funds may also be used to provide skills and knowledge to use the technology effectively.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation