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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.

Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program: Capacity Inactive
Grants to establish and strengthen capacity to equip, train, and deploy extension educators and specialists to carry out tribal extension needs assessments and outreach activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Jenco Awards Inactive
Monetary awards that recognize visionary leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals living in Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants: Rural and Native American Initiative Inactive
Grants to build the technical and administrative capacity of community development corporations, community housing development organizations, and Native American organizations to carry out community development and affordable housing activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2018
Sponsor: Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund Inactive
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 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
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 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Pennsylvania Research Grant and Mini Grant Programs Inactive
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 21, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2018
Sponsor: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
AARP Community Challenge Inactive
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2018
Sponsor: AARP
Meyer Memorial Trust Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Oregon to support efforts to advance equity in the areas of building community, equitable education, healthy environment, and housing opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2018
Sponsor: Meyer Memorial Trust
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund Inactive
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress to the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2018
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Community Conversations Research Competition Inactive
Funding for institutions of higher education that work with and in local communities to use a participatory research approach to create a collaborative action plan to increase civic engagement and build relationships to tackle a community-identified issue.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service