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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Transportation

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grant Program Inactive
Grants designed to create opportunities for economic development and improved quality of life in Appalachian Alabama. Project goals include economic opportunities, critical infrastructure, leadership/community capacity, natural/cultural assets, and workforce (including healthcare initiatives).
Geographic coverage: Counties in Appalachian Alabama.
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Appalachian Regional Commission
Community Mobility Ready-to-Launch Grants Inactive
Grants and technical assistance to support communities that are ready to take concrete steps toward implementing transportation solutions to help underserved residents become more fully engaged in economic opportunities, improve their health and well-being, and/or become more integrated into their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their caregivers with projects and initiatives that foster inclusion, community engagement, and health and wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2021
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy Inactive
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, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs, including changes in response to the pandemic, and efforts to keep older community members socially connected during a time of physical distancing. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds Inactive
Funding for tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 9, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program Inactive
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
National Center for Excellence for Rural Road Safety Inactive
Cooperative agreement with a single entity to operate and maintain the National Center for Excellence for Rural Road Safety. The focus of the Center is providing technical assistance, information sharing, and training on rural road safety for state, local, and tribal road owners and their stakeholders. A secondary portion of the Center's mission is to conduct research supporting rural safety and surface transportation safety.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 18, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation