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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.

Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants Inactive
Opportunity to host a leadership initiative that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community’s streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2018
Sponsors: National Endowment for the Arts, Orton Family Foundation, Project for Public Spaces
Maine Healthy People Healthy Places Integration of Environment and Human Well-being Grant Program Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Maine for projects that improve systems for meeting basic human needs or projects that integrate the environment and human well-being.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2018
Sponsor: Elmina B. Sewall Foundation
Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants Inactive
Grants to fund national organizations that can provide technical assistance to local communities. Assistance will be targeted to help communities create thriving community development and affordable housing strategies that will result in healthier homes and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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
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
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
America’s Promise Job Driven Grant Program Inactive
Funding to create and implement regional, sector-based workforce development projects to meet the needs of both businesses and workers in industries that typically use a significant number of H-1B Visas, such as healthcare and IT.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2016
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration
Delta Community Capital Initiative (DCCI) Inactive
Awards grants to community development lending and investing institutions that work to benefit communities in the Lower Mississippi Delta Region.
Geographic coverage: Available in the Delta region.
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2014
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development