Skip to main content

Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Grant writing

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

American Indian Public Health Resource Center Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes to improve health systems, access to services, and health outcomes in rural, impoverished communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Indian Public Health Resource Center
Dogwood Health Trust Leverage Fund
This program covers the costs of the services of professional, experienced grant writers to help individual organizations and collaboratives in the the Dogwood Health Trust service area pursue funding from national and state sources.
Geographic coverage: 18 counties in western North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dogwood Health Trust
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts. Currently, the fund is only accepting proposals from grassroots organizations responding to community needs caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Michigan Proposal Development Award
Grants to help Michigan-based nonprofit community organizations develop grant proposals for healthcare projects.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
MoCAP Program
Technical assistance and consulting services for organizations pursuing federal or national funding for health and/or prevention focused programs.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
NOSORH Grant Writing Institute: Beyond the Basics
A four-part, on-demand training series designed to help rural health professionals build on their grant writing and grant management skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Funding for financially distressed rural communities of less than 2,500 people to assist with feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance on water and waste disposal projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Water and Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants
Grants to help low-income, rural communities with the initial planning and development of applications for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal direct loan/grant and loan guarantee programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations that assist rural and tribal communities with water and/or wastewater operations through technical assistance and training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Grants and Technical Assistance for Coal Communities Applying for Federal Funding Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to help coal communities submit competitive federal applications for community-led transition projects. Priority will be given to projects that are led by and serve low-income and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities most impacted by the transition.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsor: Just Transition Fund