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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.

Infrastructure Grant Application Bootcamp
Virtual bootcamp series to assist small and mid-sized cities, towns, and villages with applying for federal infrastructure funding.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Sponsors: Local Infrastructure Hub, The United States Conference of Mayors
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes to increase access to affordable healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured in Michigan. Funding may be used to support ongoing operations, as well as expand hours and services, team-based approaches to care, patient navigation and enrollment, and/or wrap-around services.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2023
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Northwest Native American Research Center for Health Research Training Institute
Research training programs designed for health professionals and students interested in Native health. Courses emphasize practical skill-building in research, program evaluation, and implementation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Native American Research Centers for Health, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Community Economic Development Planning Grants
Funding for community development corporations to build administrative capacity to design a sustainable business project and package a competitive grant application. An application should be submitted in a Community Economic Development competition within the 12 months of the end of the project period. Applications from rural areas are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2023
Sponsors: ACF Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technical Assistance and Construction for Innovative Regional Wastewater Treatment Solutions (TAC-RWTS) Grant Pilot Program
Grants for the study, design, and/or construction of regional wastewater systems for historically impoverished communities that have had difficulty installing traditional wastewater treatment systems due to soil conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2023
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
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 and the Qualla Boundary in western North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dogwood Health Trust
EPA Water and Wastewater Technical Assistance (TA)
Technical assistance to build community capacity, resolve compliance challenges, and address water infrastructure needs in large and small water systems in rural, tribal, urban, and suburban communities across the country. The overall goals of the TA program are: (1) more communities with applications for federal funding, (2) quality water infrastructure, and (3) reliable water services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
HUD Distressed Cities and Persistent Poverty Technical Assistance (DCTA) Program
Technical assistance to build capacity of local governments experiencing economic distress, specifically in smaller communities with populations under 50,000. Assistance will help local governments and their nonprofit partners in alleviating persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Indiana Resilience Funding Hub
Technical assistance for small communities in Indiana that do not have the capacity to compete for grant funding on their own.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indiana Center for Rural Engagement, Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute