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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Housing and homelessness

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

Brownfield Assessment Grants
Grants for assessing, prioritizing, and planning for the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites that are complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfield Cleanup Grants
Grants to carry out cleanup activities at specific brownfield sites, resulting in better community environmental health. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Indian Housing Block Grant Program
Grants to develop, maintain, and operate affordable housing in safe and healthy environments on American Indian reservations and in other American Indian areas, and to carry out other affordable housing activities that benefit low-income families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations and public agencies in the United States that are using volunteers to improve communities, with a focus on veterans and diverse, underserved communities. Grants are given in the form of gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsor: The Home Depot Foundation
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Texas that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture. Applications for health-related projects are accepted from throughout the state, including rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2022
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, seasonal, retired, and/or disabled domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Affordable Housing Loans for Low-Income Rural Communities
Short-term loans at below market interest rates to local nonprofits, for-profits, and government entities that are working to develop affordable housing for low-income, rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Council
Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Grants
Supports capital projects for organizations working in the areas of health, welfare, dental health, and homelessness in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Geographic coverage: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Agnes M. Lindsay Trust
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger, housing, health and safety, human services, education, social/racial equity, and the environment in American Electric Power's eleven state service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation