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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Employment and unemployment

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

Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program Inactive
Funding to develop and implement a plan to revitalize public and/or HUD-assisted housing; improve outcomes of households living in the target housing related to employment, income, health, and education; and encourage public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to improve safety, schools, and commercial activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community Economic Development Projects Inactive
Grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects designed to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of employment and business opportunities, including expansion or construction of clinics and health centers. Priority points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Second Chance Act: Adult Reentry Education, Employment, Treatment and Recovery Program Inactive
Grants to enhance corrections systems' ability to address the education, employment, and substance use treatment needs of offenders in order to reduce recidivism, promote recovery, and, in the process, to improve public safety and public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Alkermes Inspiration Grants Inactive
Grant to nonprofit organizations working to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness, or cancer. Proposals serving historically under-resourced or underrepresented communities are given priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2021
Sponsor: Alkermes, Inc.
Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program Inactive
Grants to provide reentry services and programs for youth with the goals of reducing recidivism and improving outcomes for youth returning to their communities after detention or out-of-home placement. Services may include substance use disorder treatment and services, physical healthcare, mental healthcare, and comprehensive housing services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
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
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative Inactive
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance abuse treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program Inactive
Grants for tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Funding may support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development, implementation, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 12, 2021
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program Inactive
Grants for initiatives that address cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary diseases by implementing policy and systems changes related to anti-displacement housing efforts that include land-use planning or affordability that addresses housing stability in communities in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Newman's Own Awards Inactive
Grants for organizations working to improve quality of life for military members and their families, including programs for job training, housing, caregiver support, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2021
Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation