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Human Services to Support Rural Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533)
Grants to organizations that work to rehabilitate and preserve affordable housing for rural, low-income homeowners and renters.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Off-Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants
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
Continuum of Care Supplemental to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness
Funding for registered Continuum of Care communities to implement coordinated approaches to reduce the prevalence of unsheltered homelessness; and improve services engagement, health outcomes, and housing stability among highly vulnerable unsheltered individuals and families. This opportunity includes funds set aside specifically to partner with organizations to address homelessness in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 20, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the unique needs of local communities in the service areas of Walmart and Sam's Club stores.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2022
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Multifamily Housing Loan Guarantees
Loan guarantees for qualified private-sector lenders to provide financing to qualified borrowers with the intent of increasing the supply of affordable rental housing for low to moderate income individuals and families in eligible rural areas and towns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Wells Fargo Community Giving Programs
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the areas of housing affordability, financial health, small business growth, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wells Fargo

Last Updated: 6/23/2022