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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.

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: Jun 21, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
North Dakota Infrastructure Loan Fund
Loans to political subdivisions in North Dakota for repair, replacement, and new infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
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
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): Jul 12, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2019
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
BUILD Discretionary Grants
Grants for capital investments in unmet surface transportation infrastructure needs with an emphasis on rural areas and tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
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: Jul 16, 2019
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants
Opportunity to host a leadership initiative 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: Jul 22, 2019
Sponsors: BC Workshop, Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Arkansas Rural Services Block Grant Program
Funding to assist rural communities in Arkansas with development and improvement of local community facilities, including fire departments, and the purchase of fire safety and life-saving equipment.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 8, 2019
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
Texas Colonia Construction Fund (CFC)
Funding to support community development projects such as sewer, water, and housing rehabilitation in colonias in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program
Loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service