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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, disparities, and reopening to the public.
Geographic coverage: The Adirondack region of northern New York.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Adirondack Foundation
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare equity and access, community well-being, economic security, and community leadership for change. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness 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. Currently, funding is allocated to respond to the impacts of Hurricane Laura and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the state of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana 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
Eviction Protection Grant Program Inactive
Grant to legal service providers to provide free legal assistance low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction, especially among populations disproportionately affected by eviction and in rural areas or other communities with high rates of eviction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative Inactive
Grants to provide reentry services and programs to reduce recidivism and combat violence by facilitating the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration, especially those with substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
NCOA Grants for New Benefits Enrollment Centers Inactive
Grants to community-based nonprofits to serve as Benefits Enrollment Centers that work to find and enroll eligible adults in 5 core federal benefit programs. Focuses on serving certain target population groups, including people living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Council on Aging
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Cross-Cutting Evidence on Supports for Families with Young Children Inactive
Grants to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking to support the healthy development of young children. Research should focus on families of color, those living in rural areas, and other groups of families who experience gaps in access to supports and face disparities in outcomes related to health and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 23, 2021
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation