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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.

Building Resilience in Island Communities Training Series
A training series based on the toolkit, The Keep Safe Guide to Building Resilience in Island Communities. The training focuses on emergency preparedness for housing and critical infrastructure in Puerto Rico and other islands in order to withstand extreme weather events.
Geographic coverage: Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Sep 24, 2020
Sponsors: Enterprise Community Partners, Puerto Rico Builders Association, University of Puerto Rico Architecture and Planning School
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program
Secured, direct loans and loan guarantees for eligible water infrastructure projects, with 15% of funds set aside for small, rural, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2021
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants
Grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, Tribes, and territories to help them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
REAP Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Program
Grants for intermediary organizations to assist rural small businesses (including healthcare facilities) and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits, and providing renewable energy development assistance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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
Alaska Rural Energy Technical Assistance Project
Direct technical assistance for rural communities in Alaska to help improve sustainability and lower operating costs of rural sanitation systems and healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Drinking Water and Waste Disposal Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages
Grants to help remote Alaskan villages provide safe, reliable drinking water and waste disposal systems for households and businesses.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)
A federal-state partnership that provides funding and technical assistance to help water systems and states achieve the health protection objectives of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency