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Capital Funding for Rural Healthcare – Funding & Opportunities

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Community Economic Development Projects Inactive
Grants to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects designed to address the economic needs of low-income individuals and families through the creation of employment and business opportunities, including expansion or construction of clinics and health centers. Priority points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDL and REDG) Inactive
Loans and grants to assist in the economic development of rural areas, including funds for healthcare facilities and equipment, telecommunications networks, and job creation projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant Inactive
Grants to intermediary organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural organizations and agencies to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area, and once those needs have been identified, locating public and private resources to finance those identified needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 23, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Small Ambulatory Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives Inactive
Funding to construct, expand, and/or modernize tribal owned small ambulatory healthcare facilities. Facilities must serve American Indian and Alaska Natives and be operated pursuant to a healthcare services contract or compact entered into under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program Inactive
Funding for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to promote economic revitalization in low-income communities. Works to build capacity of programs that serve low-income people who lack access to affordable financial products and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Native American Community Development Financial Institution Assistance Program (NACA) Inactive
Funding to increase access to credit, capital, and financial services in Native Communities through the creation and expansion of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) primarily serving Native Communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Rural Business Development Grants Inactive
Supports targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1,000,000 in gross revenues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Inactive
Tax incentives for investments in business and economic development projects in distressed rural and urban counties, including capital investments in healthcare facilities. Investors give to Community Development Entities who then offer low-interest financing to businesses; in return for their investment, investors receive a tax credit against their federal income tax.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2022
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
Capital Magnet Fund Inactive
Grants to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2021
Sponsors: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of Treasury
American Rescue Plan – Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements Inactive
Grant to health centers for construction, expansion, alteration, renovation, and other capital improvements to modify, enhance, and expand healthcare infrastructure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 5/17/2022