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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.

Indigenous Communities Fellowship
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2020
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture
Grants to support programs for local public facilities, housing, and economic development planning activities in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 2, 2020
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Denali Commission Transportation Project Grants
Grants to help rural Alaskan communities develop and/or improve transportation infrastructure. Projects should relate to specific community or individual benefits related to mobility, health, safety, reduced operating costs, cost of living, and/or extending the benefit of existing infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Denali Commission
2.5 GHz Band Rural Tribal Window
Opportunity for federally recognized tribes in eligible rural areas to apply for a portion of the 2.5 GHz band, which is suitable for mobile and broadband coverage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Communications Commission
Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Grant Program
Grants for outreach campaigns to reduce the number of railroad-related suicides that involve railroad trespassing. Addressing the disproportionately high fatality rates on rural transportation infrastructure is of critical interest, as well as collaborative efforts with transportation entities, state/local government, communities, and/or other suicide prevention or safety organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
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 13, 2020
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
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: Aug 18, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority