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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Funding

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

American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements Inactive
Grant to health centers for construction, expansion, alteration, renovation, and other capital improvements to modify, enhance, and expand healthcare infrastructure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants Inactive
Grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Emergency Capital Investment Program Inactive
Funding for certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) to provide loans, grants, and forbearance for small businesses, minority-owned businesses, and consumers, especially in low-income and underserved communities, that have been disproportionately impacted by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. A set aside of $2 billion is available for smaller CDFIs and MDIs with less than $500 million in assets.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Rapid Response Program Inactive
Grants to Community Development Financial Institutions to deliver immediate assistance to underserved communities, including rural areas, that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
NOSORH Rural Health Grant Writing Institute Inactive
A series of 9 online learning sessions covering grant writing with a unique rural health focus. The intended audience is beginners looking to gain the skills to research and draft winning proposals from various agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2021
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Community Connect Broadband Grant Program Inactive
Grants for communities without broadband access to provide residential and business broadband service and connect facilities such as police and fire stations, healthcare, libraries, and schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 23, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Technical Assistance and Training for Innovative Regional Wastewater Treatment Solutions Grant Pilot Program Inactive
Grants to provide training and technical assistance to identify and evaluate economically feasible innovative regional solutions to wastewater treatment for historically impoverished rural communities in areas with difficulty installing traditional wastewater treatment systems due to soil conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Rural Broadband Loans, Loan/Grant Combinations, and Loan Guarantees Inactive
Loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises Inactive
Grants to provide technical and financial assistance to support organizations willing to create or expand social enterprises that will work to reduce personal or community barriers and provide economic support through the creation of employment and business opportunities for individuals and families with low income. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Oversight and Coordination Inactive
The Iowa Department of Public Health is seeking a qualified applicant to provide comprehensive management and oversight of the State of Iowa's Small Hospital Improvement Program.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health