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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.

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project
Stand Down Grants
Provides funding for events that offer homeless veteran populations a variety of social services designed to help them to reintegrate into their communities, such as housing, healthcare, and employment opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service
Strengthening the Tribal Response to Violence Against Native Women
Training, technical assistance, and resources designed to help individual tribal governments and tribal communities strengthen the response to effectively address sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
Sunderland Foundation Grants
Supports capital improvement and one-time special projects in the areas of higher education, human services, arts and culture, and healthcare and hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Montana.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Sunderland Foundation
USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program
Direct USDA loans and/or grants to construct, enlarge, or improve essential community facilities for healthcare, public safety, education, and public services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
USDA Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program
Loans from eligible private lenders, guaranteed by USDA, to help build essential community facilities in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Wells Fargo Community Giving Programs
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the areas of sustainable home ownership, affordable housing, disaster relief and rebuilding, education, military and veterans, financial education, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Inactive
Grants to implement and provide housing and trauma-informed, victim-centered services for victims of human trafficking, including victims in tribal and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Inactive
Tax incentives for investments in business or economic development projects in distressed rural or urban counties, including capital investments in healthcare facilities. Investors give to Community Development Entities who then offer low-interest financing to businesses; in return for their investment, investors receive a tax credit against their federal income tax.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture