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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.

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
Local and Tribal Road Safety Mentoring, Assistance, Training, and Communication Help (MATCH) Technical Assistance Program
Technical assistance program for rural and tribal agencies facing roadway safety challenges. MATCH connects agencies requesting assistance with volunteers who have specific expertise to help successfully address the identified challenges.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Louisiana Community Crisis and Disaster Response Grants
Grants for front-line organizations in Louisiana that work to meet immediate needs and help communities and families recover with a specific emphasis on kids of high need and community level efforts to improve well-being. Currently, funding is allocated to respond to the impacts of Hurricane Laura and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the state of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
North Dakota Infrastructure Revolving Loan Fund
Loans to political subdivisions in North Dakota for repair, replacement, and new infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
Rural and Tribal Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes and rural communities of less than 50,000 people to plan system start-up, transit service improvements, facility development, marketing, transportation coordination, and staff training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Transportation Association of America
Tribal Transit Scholarships
Assistance for eligible tribal transit system employees that would like to attend a National Rural Transit Assistance Program sponsored training, professional development program, or educational conference.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
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
Supporting Native Nations Communities in Prevention and Recovery from COVID-19 and Beyond Inactive
Funding to support new, existing, and expanding partnerships and collaborations that address the community health infrastructure, advance health equity, and address social determinants of health as they relate to COVID-19 and other health disparities experienced by indigenous communities in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: May 15, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Denali Commission Program Grants Inactive
Grants to promote rural development in Alaska communities. Eligible projects include healthcare and community wellness facilities, broadband, housing, transportation, sanitation, and other areas.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: May 13, 2022
Sponsor: Denali Commission
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program Inactive
Grants for tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Funding may support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development, implementation, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2022
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice