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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.

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants
Grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Meyer Memorial Trust Grants
Grants to organizations in Oregon to support efforts to advance equity in the areas of building community, equitable education, healthy environment, and housing opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsor: Meyer Memorial Trust
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds
Funding for tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Household Water Well System Grants
Grants for qualified nonprofit organizations and tribes to create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water for households in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 27, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Funds
Grants to help nonprofit organizations establish revolving loan funds that will finance water and wastewater projects in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 27, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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: May 31, 2019
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Rural eConnectivity Broadband Loan and Grant Pilot Program (ReConnect)
Loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to expand broadband service to rural areas without sufficient broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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: Jun 5, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency