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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Child care

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

AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Expansion Sponsor Competition
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Grants to private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives who provide supportive services for very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)
Funding to help nonprofit housing and community development intermediary organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Priority will be given to applications that address USDA's goal to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
Grants for nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools in Adirondack communities in the areas of food access, child care, low wage workers, elderly individuals, nonprofit/small business support, and media.
Geographic coverage: The Adirondack region of northern New York.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Adirondack Foundation
California Bottled Water for Schools Program
Grants for projects that improve drinking water quality and access on public school campuses and school-sponsored childcare facilities in small and disadvantaged communities in California with a current water quality impairment.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Federal Surplus Property Available for Public Use
Property that is no longer needed by the federal government that has been made available for public use.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. General Services Administration
Iowa Community Development Block Grant Program: Community Facilities and Services
Grants to assist communities in Iowa with a variety of community facilities and services projects including childcare facilities, senior centers, vocational workshops, stormwater projects, and other community services.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa Economic Development Authority
National School Lunch Afterschool Snack Program
Funding for schools and residential child care institutions to provide afterschool snacks to low-income children who participate in the National School Lunch program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service