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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.

Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions Inactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
White House Rural Innovators Initiative Inactive
Honorary awards designed to highlight stories of rural leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsors: The White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community vitality, and environmental sustainability. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underserved populations in target communities. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS) Inactive
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, support local businesses, strengthen families, preserve Native cultures, and increase social development and infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 22, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Inactive
Grants to support community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to meet the critical needs of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, as well as the development of innovative culturally specific strategies to enhance access to services and resources for victims who face obstacles to using more traditional programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 11, 2024
Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Otto Bremer Trust Community Responsive Fund Inactive
Grants to local nonprofit organizations in North Dakota focused on the areas of basic needs, community asset building, health and wellbeing, and restorative and responsive services.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
Sponsors: North Dakota Community Foundation, Otto Bremer Trust
San Manuel Cares Grants Inactive
Funding for tribal governments and tribal nonprofit organizations in the areas of community services, healthy/resilient communities, and preserving cultural traditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
Sponsor: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Grants Inactive
Grant opportunities for Hawaii based nonprofits to implement projects, programs, and initiatives that affect the wellbeing of Native Hawaiians in the areas of education, health, housing, and economics.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 22, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Appalachian Community Innovation Centers Grants Inactive
Grants for the construction of multi-purpose community centers within the Appalachian region that will provide access to public education, community health services, and workforce development.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2024
Sponsors: Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, Ohio Office of Budget and Management
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their caregivers. Projects and initiatives should foster inclusion, community engagement, and health and wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation