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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.

National Association of Realtors Rural Outreach Grant
Grants for state and local realtor association initiatives on a wide range of rural issues such broadband, well and septic, open space preservation, environmental standards, disaster prevention and recovery, and planning and zoning issues. Rural providers, facilities, and programs could approach local realtor associations with potential projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2024
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
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. Program priorities include rural, tribal, and other areas with environmental justice concerns.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
California Tribal Homekey Program
Funding to sustain and rapidly expand housing for households experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and who are impacted by or at increased risk for medical diseases or conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants are focused on tribal households in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2024
Sponsor: California Department of Housing and Community Development
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2024
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)
Program that allows local communities to engage teams of 8-12 AmeriCorps members to carry out service projects designed to strengthen local communities and meet critical needs in the areas of infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship/conservation, natural and other disasters, energy conservation, and urban and rural development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
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: Jan 31, 2025
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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
American Connection Corps
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and emerging communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 28 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
Arkansas Water and Wastewater Funding
Capital funding for Arkansas communities to improve water and wastewater systems, including public water, sewer, solid waste, irrigation, flood control, and erosion systems.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Division
Community Heart & Soul Planning, Technical Assistance, and Seed Grant Program
Community Heart & Soul is a community development process that engages residents in identifying what they love about their community, the future they want for it, and how to achieve it. Activities and objectives are determined by communities, and projects have included volunteerism, healthcare access, social programs, transportation, broadband, and emergency preparedness, among others. Seed grants are offered to qualifying small cities and towns interested in implementing the Heart & Soul model.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Heart & Soul