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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.

Strategic Technology Technical Assistance Teams 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
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Psychostimulant Support (RCORP-PS) Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand psychostimulant use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants Inactive
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
Denali Commission Transportation Project Grants Inactive
Grants to help rural Alaskan communities develop and/or improve transportation infrastructure. Projects should relate to specific community or individual benefits related to mobility, health, safety, reduced operating costs, cost of living, and/or extending the benefit of existing infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2020
Sponsor: Denali Commission
Transit Planning for All Mobility on Demand Projects Inactive
Funding for inclusive transportation planning, development, and implementation with grassroots-driven mobility on demand solutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas Inactive
Grants for new organizations to assist veterans in highly rural areas through innovative transportation services to travel to VA medical centers and to otherwise assist in providing transportation services in connection with the provision of VA medical care to these veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone Program Inactive
Funding for planning, engineering, or development of technical or financing plans to improve transit services in rural areas and areas experiencing long-term economic distress. The program is intended to reduce fatality rates on rural transportation infrastructure and increase access to jobs and healthcare through enhanced transit options and improved facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19 Inactive
Grants to provide crisis intervention services, mental and substance use disorder treatment, and other related recovery supports for children and adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (GBHI) Inactive
Grants to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and services for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises Inactive
Grants to provide technical and financial assistance to support organizations willing to create or expand social enterprises that will work to reduce personal or community barriers and provide economic support through the creation of employment and business opportunities for individuals and families with low income. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services