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Rural Veterans and Access to Healthcare – Funding & Opportunities

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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
VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Rural Health
Virtual Living Room - Using Technology to Address the Critical Healthcare Needs of Veterans in Rural Areas
A grant program that combines rural technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs resources, and local support to provide solutions to improve healthcare access for veterans in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Foundation for Rural Service, NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas Inactive
Grants for new organizations to assist veterans in highly rural areas through innovative transportation services to travel to VA medical centers and to otherwise assist in providing transportation services in connection with the provision of VA medical care to these veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs in areas that currently do not have an RSVP grant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 30, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2019
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program - Case Management Grant Inactive
Funding for eligible entities to provide time-limited case management services to improve the retention of housing by Veterans who were previously homeless and are transitioning to permanent housing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Newman's Own Awards Inactive
Grants for organizations working to improve 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, 2019
Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program Inactive
Grants to private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives who provide supportive services for very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Flex Rural Veterans Health Access Program Inactive
Grants for current Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program award recipients in states with certified Critical Access Hospitals to work with providers and other partners to improve access to needed healthcare services and to improve the coordination of care for veterans living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 30, 2018
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans

Last Updated: 9/18/2019