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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Emergency preparedness and response

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

Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project
Provides funding for a demonstration project addressing rural medical communications in order to gain an understanding of barriers and best practices to coordinate emergency response across multiple jurisdictions, including, but not limited to, public health, medical, and transportation agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium Training
Emergency preparedness training and resources for rural first responders, offered both in-person and online, and provided at no cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium, The Center for Rural Development
Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program
Funding that provides communities with a source of financing for economic development, housing rehabilitation, public facilities, and physical development projects, including improvements to increase resilience against natural disasters.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Walgreens Community Grant Program
Funding for access to health and wellness, pharmacy education programs and mentoring initiatives, civic and community outreach, and emergency and disaster relief.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Walgreens
Water/Wastewater Utility All-Hazards Bootcamp Training
An online training course for water and wastewater employees responsible for emergency response and recovery activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Emergency Disaster Grant Program Inactive
Provides immediate financial assistance to dentists who are victims of a disaster.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2018
Sponsor: American Dental Association
Emergency Grants for Organizations Providing Dental Care Following a Disaster Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide needed emergency dental care in communities affected by a disaster.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2018
Sponsor: American Dental Association
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) Inactive
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2018
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
AmeriCorps Affiliate Program Inactive
Program that provides education awards for youth and adults that provide 100 hours of service to their communities through approved AmeriCorps Affiliate programs. This is a a pilot initiative to engage more youth in service and to increase the number of national service positions available through local support.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 17, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
National Health Security Award Inactive
An honorary award that recognizes local health departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in implementing health security-related initiatives within their jurisdictions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response