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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.

Assistance for Communities through the Thriving Communities Program (TCP) Inactive
Technical assistance, planning, and capacity building support for underserved communities to help them compete for federal aid and deliver quality infrastructure projects that enable communities and neighborhoods to thrive.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
Inflation Reduction Act - Grants to Facilitate the Siting of Interstate Electricity Transmission Lines and Economic Development Inactive
Funding for interstate electricity transmission siting and permitting authorities or other types of state, local, or tribal governmental entities to support a wide range of projects that provide benefits targeted to the needs of impacted communities. Economic development projects may include broadband infrastructure, community facilities, affordable housing, and job training, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 31, 2023
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy
Equity Community Organizing (ECO) Groups to Advance Health Equity in Aging in California Inactive
Funding to organize community groups designed to reduce health inequities for older adults in California. The focus is on communities of color and communities where race and ethnicity intersect with other factors such as age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, language, and/or immigration status leading to inequities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2023
Sponsors: California Health Care Foundation, The SCAN Foundation
Tribal Transit Awards Inactive
Awards to honor innovation, efficiency, commitment, and performance in the tribal transit industry.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 20, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, National Rural Transit Assistance Program
Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods (RCN) Program Inactive
Funding for projects that reconnect communities by removing, retrofitting, or mitigating highways or other transportation facilities that create barriers to community connectivity. The program will support economically disadvantaged communities to increase affordable, accessible, and multimodal access to destinations like jobs, healthcare, grocery stores, schools, places of worship, recreation, and park space. The program seeks to award funding to rural and tribal communities that face unique challenges related to mobility and economic development, including isolation, transportation cost burden, and traffic safety.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Rural and Tribal Assistance Pilot Program Inactive
Grants to support transportation project development in rural and tribal communities that may lead to future applications to U.S. Department of Transportation credit and grant programs. Funding can support legal, technical, and financial advisors to help advance infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation
Alaska Human Services Grants Inactive
Grants for transportation services that meet the special needs of seniors, individuals with disabilities, and Alaska Mental Health Trust beneficiaries for whom public transportation services are unavailable, insufficient, or inappropriate. Applications from native Alaskan, rural, and small urban communities are prioritized.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 25, 2023
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Maine Charity Foundation Fund Inactive
Grants for community-based transportation programs that provide transportation and/or delivery services to older people with limited or no access to transportation. Projects in rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2023
Sponsor: Maine Community Foundation
Pride Foundation Community Care Fund Inactive
Grants to projects that address the needs of queer and trans Black, Indigenous, and people of color (QTBIPOC) from rural communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2023
Sponsor: Pride Foundation