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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Infrastructure

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

Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
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: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority Grants
Grants for the development of infrastructure that protects public health and increases the capacity for economic growth in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority
Grants for Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (INFRA)
Federal funding for highway and freight projects of national or regional significance, including infrastructure projects in rural areas, expanded access to broadband, and projects that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)
Funding to help nonprofit housing and community development intermediary organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Priority will be given to applications that address USDA's goal to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
AARP Community Challenge
Grants for projects that work to improve livability for all residents of a community. The 2021 application cycle will focus on public spaces, housing, transportation, civic engagement, coronavirus recovery, diversity, and inclusion. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2021
Sponsor: AARP
Texas Colonia Construction Fund (CFC)
Funding to support community development projects such as sewer, water, other infrastructure, and housing rehabilitation in colonias in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Community Development Fund
Funding for non-entitlement communities in Texas for community development, economic development, rural health, and rural housing projects that support workforce development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Colorado Broadband Fund
Grants to deploy broadband service in unserved areas of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies