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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.

2021 Equity and Accessibility Transportation Planning Grant Inactive
Planning grants that address transportation equity, inclusion, and accessibility for diverse older adults and people with disabilities. Another focus area is social isolation caused by COVID-19. Consideration will be given to geographic diversity, which will be achieved by awarding in different states and ensuring a mix of urban, suburban, rural, frontier, and tribal grants.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Aug 6, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
Sponsor: National Aging and Disability Transportation Center
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in Colorado that enhance health equity, well-being, and opportunity in the priority areas of healthy children and youth, resilient families, and public policy.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2021
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Inactive
Grants for organizations to provide planning and implementation technical assistance to rural communities to foster placemaking, which is the process of creating quality places where people want to live, work, and play. The program goal is to create greater social and cultural vitality in rural communities aimed at improving people's social, physical, and economic well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions Inactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian region and Lower Mississippi Delta region that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2021
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Community Mobility Design Challenge Grants Inactive
Grants to support planning activities for communities seeking innovative ways to address the particular mobility challenges experienced by low-income community members for whom a lack of transportation is an obstacle to the pursuit of economic, health, and social well being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, Federal Transit Administration, National Center for Mobility Management
RAISE Transportation Discretionary Grants Inactive
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 12, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Rural Business Development Grant Program: Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems Inactive
Funding to provide technical assistance and training for rural and tribal transportation system agencies nationwide for the purpose of improving passenger transportation services and/or facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development
Telligen Community Initiative Grants Inactive
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Technology Strike Team Technical Assistance for Transit Agencies Inactive
In-person and off site technical assistance for small-urban, rural, and tribal transit agencies to develop technology action plans to help meet strategic goals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2021
Sponsors: Community Transportation Association of America, National Center for Applied Transit Technology
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) Inactive
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority