Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Community and economic development

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

Healthy Behaviors Grants for Partnerships, Planning, or Implementation
Grants to support capacity building, planning, and implementation activities for projects that improve health and well-being in communities in the Western Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina. Focuses on populations experiencing the greatest health disparities based on income, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Virginia, North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation
Texas Colonia Construction Fund (CFC)
Funding to support community development projects such as sewer, water, other infrastructure, and housing rehabilitation in colonias in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions
Grants for projects in the Appalachian region and Lower Mississippi Delta region that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Community Economic Development Projects
Grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects designed to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of employment and business opportunities, including expansion or construction of clinics and health centers. Priority points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants
Grants to support planning activities for 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: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Off-Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, seasonal, retired, and/or disabled domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2022
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) Equitable Recovery Program
Funding for Certified Community Development Financial Institutions to expand investment activity in low and moderate income; including rural, indigenous, and minority communities; that have significant unmet capital and financial services needs and were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
North Dakota Community Foundation Statewide Greatest Needs Grant Program
Grant to support a broad range of projects in communities throughout North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Sponsor: North Dakota Community Foundation
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Discretionary Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in middle Tennessee working in a broad spectrum of areas, including health, housing, community development, human services, food security, education, arts, conservation/environment, and employment.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2022
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee