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Rural Emergency Preparedness and Response Funding & Opportunities

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Emergency Disaster Grant Program
Provides immediate financial assistance to dentists who are victims of a disaster.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Dental Association
Emergency Grants for Organizations Providing Dental Care Following a Disaster
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide needed emergency dental care in communities affected by a disaster.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Dental Association
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium Training
Emergency preparedness training and resources for rural first responders, offered both in-person and online, and provided at no cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium, The Center for Rural Development
Walgreens Community Grant Program
Funding for access to health and wellness, pharmacy education programs and mentoring initiatives, civic and community outreach, and emergency and disaster relief.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Walgreens
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants Inactive
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen tribal communities and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 19, 2017
Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects that support volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs in communities that do not currently have RSVP programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 7, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Resources for Administrative Preparedness Implementation and Development (RAPID) Inactive
Demonstration grants to improve administrative preparedness at the local level to strengthen preparedness and response to public health emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2016
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials
Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Inactive
Offers grants to fire departments and EMS organizations for equipment, training, personnel wellness programs, capital funding, and collaboration efforts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project Inactive
Provides funding for a demonstration project addressing rural medical communications in order to gain an understanding of barriers and best practices to coordinate emergency response across multiple jurisdictions, including, but not limited to, public health, medical, and transportation agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2016
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Operation AmeriCorps Inactive
Offers funding to help tribes and tribal leaders harness the power of AmeriCorps members who can help address pressing challenges of the community. Priorities include post-secondary opportunity, economic development, disaster services, veterans and military families, healthy futures, and environmental stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 29, 2014
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2015
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service

Last Updated: 12/12/2017