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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Income support and assistance

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

Adirondack Foundation Special and Urgent Needs Fund
Grants for nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools in Adirondack communities in the areas of food access, child care, low wage workers, elderly individuals, nonprofit/small business support, and media.
Geographic coverage: The Adirondack region of northern New York.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Adirondack Foundation
Hawaii Resilience Fund
Grants for organizations in Hawaii that are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the areas of risk reduction, rapid response, recovery/stabilization, and rebuilding resilience.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation
Louisiana Community Crisis and Disaster Response Grants
Grants for front-line organizations in Louisiana that work to meet immediate needs and help communities and families recover with a specific emphasis on kids of high need and community level efforts to improve well-being.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Louisiana Community Health Grants
Grants to support local nonprofits in Louisiana providing social and healthcare services to communities impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Oregon Community Recovery Grant Program
Grants to nonprofits to respond to the immediate needs of Oregon communities facing disproportionate health, social, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
Oweesta Native CDFI Loan Funds and Technical Assistance
Oweesta is an intermediary organization that provides financial products and development services for Native Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). The primary goal is to support Native CDFIs so that they have the capacity to assist individuals, businesses, and organizations with financing and technical assistance for the development of small businesses, affordable housing/home ownership, community facilities, financial education programs, and agriculture/food sovereignty in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, First Nations Oweesta Corporation
Summer Food Service Program
Funding to provide free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need during the summer months.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families Inactive
Demonstration program to determine if earned income tax credit (EITC) outreach and education activities in communities at higher risk for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can result in increased EITC receipt and changes in risk and/or protective factors for ACEs. Rural communities are a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 17, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Demonstration Grants to Strengthen the Response to Victims of Human Trafficking in Native Communities Program Inactive
Supports demonstration projects that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and community capacity to deliver services to Native American victims of severe forms of human trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program Inactive
Grants to provide reentry services and programs to reduce recidivism and combat violence by facilitating the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice