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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Incentives

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

New Jersey J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of New Jersey, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New Jersey
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Health
New Mexico Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of New Mexico, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
New Mexico Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit
A tax credit for certain healthcare professionals who provide care in rural, underserved areas of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
North Carolina J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of North Carolina, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
North Dakota Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of North Dakota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Opportunity Zone Economic Development Program
A program designed to encourage economic development and job creation in distressed communities through tax benefits. Investors may defer taxes on most capital gains up to Dec. 31, 2026 by making an eligible investment in an Opportunity Zone.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Oregon J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Oregon, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Health Authority
Oregon Rural Practitioner Tax Credit Program
Personal income tax credits for dentists, physicians, podiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists, optometrists, and volunteer EMS who practice in eligible rural areas of Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Provider Tax Credit
Offers a personal income tax credit to emergency medical services providers who volunteer their services to rural communities in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Pennsylvania J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Pennsylvania, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health