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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Hospitals

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

BNSF Railway Foundation Grants
Grants to organizations that operate near a BNSF railway line. Priority areas include health and human service organizations, programs that address chemical dependency treatment and prevention, spouse and child abuse, women's and children's aid, transitional shelters, hospitals, medical programs, youth development programs, and federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide in areas near BNSF rail lines.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Foundation
California Small and Rural Hospital Relief Program
Grants for small, rural, and Critical Access Hospitals in California for seismic safety compliance.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for selected hospitals, clinics and their communities in the Delta Region to make in-depth health system enhancements.
Geographic coverage: Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee that are served by the Delta Regional Authority.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, National Rural Health Resource Center
Dispensary of Hope Dispensing Site Network
A national collaborative led by a nonprofit medication distributor that sources donated medications to assist nonprofit health systems, hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies in serving their patient population, especially individuals experiencing poverty and those that are uninsured.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dispensary of Hope
Health Expansion Loan Program II (HELP II)
Low, fixed interest loans for the capital needs of California's nonprofit small and rural health facilities.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Facilities Financing Authority
HUD Section 242: Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program
Loan and mortgage insurance program to help acute care hospital facilities with remodeling, expansion, modernization, equipment, refinancing, and acquisition. Critical Access Hospitals are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Housing Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Kentucky Hospital Business Incentives
Incentives for businesses in Kentucky in the form of tax credits, sales and use tax refunds, and cash grant reimbursements. Hospital eligibility was approved during the 2021 legislative session, and rural hospitals are encouraged to participate.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Kentucky Rural Hospital Loan Program
Revolving loan fund program for rural hospital operations and facilities in Kentucky with the overall goal of providing needed direct healthcare services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Mississippi Rural Hospital Loan Program
Loans for rural hospitals to assist in providing direct healthcare services for citizens of Mississippi.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi State Department of Health
North Dakota Rural Healthcare Peer Exchange and Professional Development Program for CAHs
Travel support for individuals or small groups from Critical Access Hospitals to meet with similar entities from other areas of North Dakota and share information, ideas, and successful approaches to improving quality and access to healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: North Dakota State Office of Rural Health, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health