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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.

Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program
Facilitates access to capital funding and reduces financing costs for health centers by guaranteeing up to 80% of financing needed to support capital infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Expansion Loan Program II (HELP II)
Low, fixed interest loans for the capital needs of California's nonprofit small and rural health facilities.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Facilities Financing Authority
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. 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
Invest Appalachia Fund
Loans and technical assistance to support sectors and industries that are driving economic diversification, local ownership, and community wealth building in Central Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Invest Appalachia
Kentucky Rural Hospital Loan Program
Revolving loan fund program for rural hospital operations and facilities in Kentucky with the overall goal of providing needed direct healthcare services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development
Loans and Technical Assistance for FQHCs in Georgia
Loan capital and technical assistance for Federally Qualified Health Centers in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Capital Link, Community Health Center Capital Fund
Louisiana Rural Loan Fund
Technical assistance, direct loans, and indirect loans for healthcare providers and facilities in rural areas of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
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 Rural Hospital Loan Program
Loans for rural hospitals to assist in providing direct healthcare services for citizens of Mississippi.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi State Department of Health