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Human Services to Support Rural Health Funding & Opportunities

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Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger, nutrition, women's economic empowerment, career opportunities, and sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 13, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
BNSF Railway Foundation Grants
Offers grants to organizations that operate near a BNSF railway line. Among others, priority areas include health and human service organizations, programs that address chemical dependency treatment and prevention, spouse and child abuse, women's and children's aid, transitional shelters, hospitals, medical programs, and youth development programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Foundation
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Developing Healthy Places
Funding to improve the places that shape health, including programs that promote healthy housing and neighborhoods, food systems for low-income communities, and equitable transportation and land use.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kresge Foundation
Hearst Foundations Grants
Grants to support well-established nonprofit organizations working in the fields of education, health, culture, and social service.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hearst Foundations
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program
Funding that provides communities with a source of financing for economic development, housing rehabilitation, public facilities, and physical development projects, including improvements to increase resilience against natural disasters.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants
Supports programs that work in the areas of education, healthy children, secure families, racial equity, and civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Wells Fargo Community Giving Programs
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the areas of sustainable home ownership, affordable housing, disaster relief and rebuilding, education, military and veterans, financial education, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Rural Housing Preservation and Revitalization Demonstration Loans and Grants Inactive
Funding tools, including grants, no interest loans, soft-second loans, and debt deferral, to restructure loans for existing rural rental housing and off-farm labor housing projects to help improve and preserve the availability of safe affordable multi-family rental housing for low income residents in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533) Inactive
Grants to organizations that work to assist rural low-income homeowners and renters to repair and rehabilitate their homes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes Inactive
Grants to provide services through transitional living programs or maternity group homes for runaway and homeless youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 14, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants Inactive
Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, health, and hospitals. Specific project initiatives include food and hunger; economic development; daycare programs; hospital and healthcare agencies; health screenings; health education; AIDS/HIV prevention and education; and equipment for healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 27 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2017
Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages Inactive
Grants for the development of Indian and Alaska Native communities, including housing, public service facilities, healthcare entities, and economic development projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Continuum of Care Program Collaborative Applicant Registration (CoC) Inactive
The Continuum of Care Program provides grants for community collaboration projects that assist individuals and families who are homeless by providing supportive care services, transitional housing, and permanent housing. Projects must designate a collaborative applicant and successfully complete a collaborative registration process to be eligible to apply for funding.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (Tribal SASP) Inactive
Provides funding directly to tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 2, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Housing Projects Serving Rural Veterans Inactive
Offers funding to construct, renovate, or rehabilitate temporary and permanent veteran housing in rural areas of the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2017
Sponsors: Home Depot Foundation, Housing Assistance Council
Accountable Health Communities Model Inactive
Grant objective is to test whether screening beneficiaries for health-related social needs and associated referrals to and navigation of community-based services will improve quality and affordability in Medicare and Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Grant Program Inactive
Offers grants for projects that use creative strategies to improve coordination among USDA-FNS Child Nutrition programs and other nutrition programs, with the aim of increasing participation rates among families with children in persistently poor, rural counties.
Geographic coverage: Available in 15 states
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2015
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2015
Sponsor: Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
Rural Child Poverty Telehealth Network Grant Program Inactive
Awards funding to telehealth networks that integrate social and human service organizations. Networks must demonstrate how integration of social and human service organizations can expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of healthcare services for children living in impoverished rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2015
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages - Mold Remediation and Prevention Inactive
Offers funding for mold remediation and prevention on housing units owned by tribes and tribally designated housing entities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2015
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Capacity Building to Support Replication of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Programs (Tier 1A) Inactive
Will award funding to intermediary organizations working within a defined service area that will provide capacity building assistance to youth-serving organizations to replicate evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 1, 2015
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2015
Sponsor: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Replicating Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (TPP) to Scale in Communities with the Greatest Need (Tier 1B) Inactive
Awards funding to replicate evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs in communities with documented disparities in teen pregnancy rates, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 1, 2015
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2015
Sponsor: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Native Asset Building Initiative Inactive
Funding to establish and operate a Native Asset Building Initiative which will provide an array of supports and services to enable low income individuals and families to become economically self-sufficient.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2015
Sponsor: Administration for Native Americans
Rural Innovation Fund Program Inactive
Funding to provide support for highly targeted and innovative grants dedicated to addressing the problems of concentrated rural housing distress and community poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2010
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Last Updated: 9/11/2017