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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.

Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants
Grants for eligible communities to prepare for or recover from an emergency that threatens the availability of safe, reliable drinking water.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
FEMA Public Assistance Program: COVID-19 Response
Provides reimbursement to eligible state, territorial, tribal, and local government entities, and certain nonprofit organizations for emergency protective measures in response to COVID-19 National Emergency Declarations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Louisiana Community Crisis and Disaster Response Grants
Grants for front-line organizations in Louisiana that work to meet immediate needs and help communities and families recover, with a specific emphasis on kids of high need and community level efforts to improve well-being. Currently, funding is allocated to respond to the impacts of Hurricane Laura and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the state of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, emergency preparedness, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
Project TRANSAM
A cooperative action program between the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense that allows for redistribution of surplus medical equipment and supplies for federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Strategic Economic and Community Development Program
A program that allows USDA to give priority for projects that support the implementation of regional economic development plans through several USDA Rural Development funding programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Indigenous Public Health Leadership Program Inactive
A 6-month leadership training program designed for emerging public health leaders working within a tribal department of health or in Indian Health Service/tribal/urban (I/T/U) healthcare facilities serving American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2023
Sponsor: National Network of Public Health Institutes
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants Inactive
Grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, Tribes, and territories to help them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards. Priority is given for projects that benefit disadvantaged communities, including those with limited access to healthcare. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NACCHO's Model Practices Award Inactive
Recognizes and honors outstanding local health officials and practices in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2023
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials