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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.

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
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants Inactive
Capital support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2020
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program Inactive
Funding to develop and implement a plan to revitalize public and/or HUD-assisted housing; improve outcomes of households living in the target housing related to employment, income, health, and education; and encourage public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to improve safety, schools, and commercial activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Montana Mental Health Trust Funding Inactive
Grants for programs, services, and resources for the prevention, treatment, and management of serious mental illness in Montana children and adults.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2020
Sponsor: Montana Mental Health Trust
Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Inactive
Grants for organizations to provide planning and implementation technical assistance to rural communities to foster placemaking, which is the process of creating quality places where people want to live, work, and play. The program goal is to create greater social and cultural vitality in rural communities aimed at improving people's social, physical, and economic well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 10, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants Inactive
Grants for nonprofit programs and projects that benefit customers in Alliant Energy communities in Iowa and Wisconsin in the areas of helping families, education, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
Texas Colonia Construction Fund (CFC) Inactive
Funding to support community development projects such as sewer, water, and housing rehabilitation in colonias in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Wisconsin Rural Affordable Workforce Housing Initiative Inactive
A pilot project to address housing disparities in rural Wisconsin where participants will work through a community-based design process to identify local needs and priorities, develop ideas through collaboration, and implement solutions. The focus is on access to safe, affordable housing as a foundation for public health, economic well-being, and environmental stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)
Native Voices Rising Grants Inactive
General operating support grants designed to strengthen Native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2020
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy