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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Educational attainment

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

Economic Development Administration American Rescue Plan Funding Programs
Funding to support community-led economic development and to accelerate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic while building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks. Investments made under this program will have an emphasis on equity and will directly benefit previously underserved communities, including Indigenous communities, rural areas, and regions with economies that have historically relied on coal mining. Past Economic Development Administration projects have included infrastructure to support healthcare facilities, health workforce development, and health and human services to assist people with getting jobs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in eligible rural Oklahoma counties in the areas of literacy (including health literacy), libraries, arts, culture, and history.
Geographic coverage: Specific rural counties in Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Sponsor: Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement Opportunity
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in California, Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program
Grants to promote equity in access to Extension outreach and provide resources to address long-standing needs among federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Juvenile Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts (Purpose Area 8): Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding for federally recognized tribes to develop and implement healing to wellness court programs that focus on helping tribal juveniles with substance use disorders achieve sustained recovery and avoid re-offending. Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts use a team approach that includes judges, attorneys, probation, law enforcement, treatment providers, educational and vocational services, and other partners to provide judicial supervision, substance use treatment, case management, drug testing, and graduated incentives and sanctions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2022
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
AmeriCorps State and National Tribal Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Hawaii Ko'olau Pilina Fund
Grants to rapidly respond to COVID related issues within Kahuku and Makapu'u communities in Hawaii. Priorities include family strengthening, farming, food security, health/healthcare, and education.
Geographic coverage: Kahuku and Makapu'u communities in Hawaii.
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2022
Sponsor: Harold Castle Foundation
Alabama Power Foundation Grant
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Alabama working in the areas of health, human services, arts and culture, community development, education, and environmental stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Power Foundation
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare equity and access, community well-being, economic security, and community leadership for change. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation