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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Human services

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

Economic Development Administration American Rescue Plan Funding Programs
Funding to support community-led economic development and to accelerate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic while building local economies that will be resilient to future economic shocks. Investments made under this program will have an emphasis on equity and will directly benefit previously underserved communities, including Indigenous communities, rural areas, and regions with economies that have historically relied on coal mining. Past Economic Development Administration projects have included infrastructure to support healthcare facilities, health workforce development, and health and human services to assist people with getting jobs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
Ohio School-Based Health Centers (SBHC) - Removing Barriers to Care Program
Funding to develop new SBHC sites and/or expand current services to serve eligible school districts where children and youth are at the highest risk of experiencing poor health and academic outcomes. Preference will be given to projects that propose to serve rural school districts in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 31, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Head Start and/or Early Head Start (EHS) - The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Funding to provide high-quality, comprehensive birth-to-five early learning services for eligible low-income children and families residing in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Geographic coverage: Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to support the development and/or expansion of a domestic violence prevention programs by incorporating prevention efforts addressing social, spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of victims through the integration of culturally appropriate practices and trauma-informed services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Program: Forensic Healthcare Services
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to provide access to treatment for American Indian/Alaska Native victims of domestic and sexual violence by supporting the development of and/or expansion of forensic healthcare services that are culturally appropriate and trauma-informed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement Opportunity
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in California, Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement Opportunity
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week, providing companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in Alaska, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Harm Reduction Program Grant
Grants to support community-based, trauma-informed overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Priority populations include rural communities, LGBTQ+, and/or racial and ethnic minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Grants to private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives that provide supportive services for very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing. Supportive services grants will be equitably distributed across geographic regions, including rural communities and tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs