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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Delta Region

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

Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions Inactive
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 21, 2021
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program Inactive
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 19, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program Inactive
Grant to establish strategic networks to support healthcare facilities in the Delta region with recruitment, training, certification, and placement of professionals in critical administrative support occupations, including medical coding and billing, claims processing, information management, and clinical documentation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) Inactive
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Delta Region Innovative Readiness Training Medical Missions Inactive
An opportunity to host a U.S. Department of Defense readiness training mission to bring medical, dental, and optical care to rural communities in the Delta Region.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 8 Delta Region states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, U.S. Department of Defense
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single awardee to work with selected communities in the Delta Region to make health system enhancements through the provision of intensive technical assistance over multiple years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants for the development of integrated healthcare networks that work to address health problems that could not be solved by single entities working alone. Networks will achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders (RCORP-RCOE) Inactive
Funding for Substance Use Disorder Centers of Excellence to engage in research to identify science-based prevention, treatment, and other risk reduction interventions, including community-based approaches that may be replicable in other rural communities and associated professional training. After identifying rural-relevant interventions, the Centers will serve as a resource for scientific and technical assistance to county and state health departments and other entities seeking guidance on how to address the substance use disorder challenges in their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services