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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.

Brownfields Assessment Grants Inactive
Funding to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning (including cleanup planning) and community involvement related to brownfield sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfields Cleanup Grants Inactive
Provides funds to carry out cleanup activities at a specific Brownfields site, resulting in better community environmental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants Inactive
Grants to eligible agencies to capitalize a revolving loan fund that will provide loans and subgrants to eligible entities to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites contaminated with hazardous substances and/or petroleum.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Maryland Supporting Community Health Resources Inactive
Grants made to to community health projects serving Maryland residents for the purpose of building capacity, expanding access, promoting health equity, and improving population health.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 14, 2017
Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2017
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Inactive
Awards grants for projects designed to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life through improved access to healthcare; education and job training; physical infrastructure, including water, sewer, and housing projects; business development; and leadership development.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Alabama
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2017
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program Inactive
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, Wyoming, Texas (Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy, and Starr counties only)
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Healthy Places for Healthy People Inactive
Provides direct technical support for communities to work with healthcare facilities to promote preventive healthcare and help create vibrant, thriving communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Local Foods, Local Places Inactive
Provides direct technical assistance to communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Promise Neighborhoods Program Inactive
A grant program that strives to significantly improve the educational and developmental outcomes of children and youth in the most distressed communities, and to ultimately transform those communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): Learning Communities Resource Center Inactive
Funding to support a Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Learning Communities Resource Center, designed to promote the creation of learning communities within the CSBG Network and identify effective, promising, and innovative practice models across multiple individual and community-level domains.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2017
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services