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Rural Veterans and Access to Healthcare Funding & Opportunities

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Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas
Grants to organizations that assist veterans in rural areas with transportation to VA medical centers and other facilities for medical care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Stand Down Grants
Provides funding for events that offer homeless veteran populations a variety of social services designed to help them to reintegrate into their communities, such as housing, healthcare, and employment opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service
Newman's Own Award Inactive
Offers grants to organizations working to improve the quality of life for military members and their families, including programs for job training, housing, caregiver support, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2018
Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants Inactive
Awards grants to organizations that provide direct services such as transportation, food, shelter, mental health, and physical rehabilitation to disabled veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 11, 2018
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
NBCC Foundation Military Scholarship Inactive
Offers scholarships to master's level counseling students who are active duty, have served in the military within the past 5 years, or are a military spouse and who commit to serving military personnel after graduation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: NBCC Foundation
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
National Safety Net Advancement Center Grant Awards Inactive
This solicitation seeks proposals from safety net organizations seeking to overcome implementation challenges related to payment reform.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Sponsor: National Safety Net Advancement Center
Flex Rural Veterans Health Access Program Inactive
Provides funding to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program grantees to increase access to mental health services for veterans who live in rural areas via the use of networks, electronic communication, and telehealth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program Inactive
Grants to private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives who will provide supportive services to very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2016
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Veteran’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program Inactive
Funding to develop and implement career ladder programs to increase the enrollment of veterans in bachelor's of science in nursing programs. Preference will be given to programs that benefit rural and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2014
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Veterans to Nurses and Physician Assistants Workforce Program Inactive
Funding to create a Veterans to Nurses and Physician Assistants Workforce Program that will expand opportunities for veterans with prior medical training to receive the education necessary to become civilian nurses and physician assistants. Preference will be given to applicants that will substantially benefit rural or underserved populations. A single cooperative agreement will be awarded.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2013
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Veterans to BSN Coordinating Center Inactive
Offers funding to operate a coordinating center to support the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention Veterans to BSN grantees by providing technical assistance, data collection, and program assessment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2013
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration

Last Updated: 7/2/2018