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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.

Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Inactive
Grants for fire departments, EMS organizations, and fire academies for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration/regional communication efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Expansion Sponsor Competition Inactive
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
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. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Hawaii Resilience Fund Inactive
Grants for organizations in Hawaii that are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the areas of risk reduction, rapid response, recovery/stabilization, and rebuilding resilience.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
NACCHO's Model Practices Award Inactive
Recognizes and honors outstanding local health officials and practices in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Alaska Community Development Block Grant Program Inactive
Grants for Alaskan communities to support community development, planning, and economic development, including the development of essential community facilities and services.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2020
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Inactive
Fixed price contracts to support training and technical assistance activities building local health department workforce capacity to enhance community COVID-19 response efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Appalachian Ohio African American Community Fund Inactive
Grants for Black-led nonprofit and public organizations in Appalachian Ohio that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: 32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Application Deadline: Nov 9, 2020
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants: Rural and Native American Initiative Inactive
Grants to build the technical and administrative capacity of community development corporations, community housing development organizations, and Native American organizations to carry out community development and affordable housing activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2020
Sponsor: Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps