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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Loans

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

HUD Section 242: Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program
Loan and mortgage insurance program to help acute care hospital facilities with remodeling, expansion, modernization, equipment, refinancing, and acquisition. Small, rural Critical Access Hospitals are eligible to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Federal Housing Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)
Provides low interest loans to intermediaries that re-lend to businesses to improve economic conditions and create jobs in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Michigan Good Food Loan Fund
Financing for enterprises working to increase access to affordable, healthy food in low-income and underserved communities in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Michigan Good Food Fund
Mississippi Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Program (CAP)
Loans for municipalities and counties in Mississippi for the improvement of public facilities and infrastructure, including hospitals, sewer systems, and water supply systems.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi Development Authority
Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantees
Loan guarantees for qualified private-sector lenders to provide financing to qualified borrowers with the intent of increasing the supply of affordable rental housing for low to moderate income individuals and families in eligible rural areas and towns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
New Mexico Primary Care Capital Fund and Behavioral Health Capital Fund
Loans to help meet the capital needs of nonprofit primary care and behavioral health clinics located in rural and underserved areas of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Mexico Department of Health, New Mexico Finance Authority
North Carolina Rural Center Lending Programs
Provides micro-enterprise and capital loans to small businesses in North Carolina, including rural healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Rural Center
North Dakota Development Fund
Provides flexible financing through loans and equity investments not available from most conventional lenders, and is available to any primary-sector business with the exception of production agriculture.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Commerce
North Dakota Health Information Technology Fund
Provides low-interest loans to healthcare entities in North Dakota for health information technology infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
North Dakota Main Street Loan Program
Direct loans for businesses in North Dakota, including healthcare-related businesses, to be used for working capital, inventory, and small equipment.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dakota Business Lending