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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.

Rural eConnectivity Broadband Loan and Grant Program (ReConnect) Inactive
Loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to expand broadband service to rural areas without sufficient broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP) Inactive
Loans and/or recommendations for University of Illinois Medical School students wishing to specialize in family practice or another primary healthcare field and who agree to practice in an approved rural community in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2022
Sponsors: Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois State Medical Society
Off-Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants Inactive
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, seasonal, retired, and/or disabled domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Maine Health Professions Loan Program Inactive
A need-based, competitive loan for Maine students pursuing postgraduate medical, dental, and veterinary education.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Rural Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization Program Inactive
Restructures loans for existing Rural Rental Housing and Off-Farm Labor Housing projects to help improve and preserve the availability of safe affordable rental housing for low income residents.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
North Dakota Medical Facility Infrastructure Loan Fund Inactive
Provides loans to medical facilities in North Dakota for construction projects that would improve healthcare infrastructure and/or increase access to existing nonprofit healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
Business and Industry CARES Act Loan Guarantee Program Inactive
Program for lenders to guarantee their loans to rural businesses and agricultural producers to supplement their working capital to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2021
Sponsors: USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
South Carolina Rural Practice Loan Forgiveness Program Inactive
Forgivable Loans for medical students, advanced practice registered nursing students, and physician assistant students who commit to practice in a primary care or critical need specialty in rural South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare, South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare
Rural Broadband Loans, Loan/Grant Combinations, and Loan Guarantees Inactive
Loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, and acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service