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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.

Oklahoma Volunteer Charitable Healthcare Provider Program
Offers state tort liability insurance to healthcare providers in Oklahoma who provide care to medically indigent persons at a free clinic, or specialty providers providing care as a result of a referral from a free clinic.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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 Medical Practitioner Insurance Subsidy Program
Reimbursement for medical malpractice insurance policy premiums for physicians and nurse practitioners who practice in rural Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Office of Rural Health
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
ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) kit on tractors.
Geographic coverage: Currently, rebates are available in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Farmers located in other states may sign up for the waiting list using the online form.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
Rural Business Investment Program: Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) License
Program provides a Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) license to newly formed developmental capital organizations to help meet the equity capital investment needs in rural communities. Rural businesses will have access to work with RBICs to meet their capital needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
South 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 South Carolina, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Primary Care Office