Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Rural Health Opioid Program

Deadline: Jul 21, 2017

The purpose of the Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP) is to reduce the morbidity and mortality related to opioid overdoses in rural communities through the development of broad community consortia to prepare individuals with opioid-use disorder (OUD) to start treatment, implement care coordination practices to organize patient care activities, and support individuals in recovery by...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant

Deadline: Jul 25, 2017

The Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant provides technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas. Grants are available for Cooperative Development Centers, Individual Cooperatives, or Groups of Cooperatives that serve socially-disadvantaged groups and where a majority of their board of directors or governing board is comprised of individuals who are members of socially-disadvantaged groups. Grants must...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Housing Preservation Grants

Deadline: Jul 17, 2017

The Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program provides qualified public agencies, private nonprofit organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. In addition, the HPG program assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program

Deadline: Jul 17, 2017

The Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another....


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Community Development Initiative

Deadline: Jul 25, 2017

The Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program provides funding to help non-profit housing and community development organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Funds may be used to improve housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. This includes, but is not limited to:...


 

New Mexico Department of Transportation: Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities & Rural Public Transportation

Deadline: Jun 23, 2017

The New Mexico Department of Transportation is accepting letters of intent from organizations interested in applying for one of two Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs: Section 5310 Program: Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities. This program provides capital grants to assist private non-profit organizations and, under certain conditions, public agencies, to provide safe,...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Small, Rural School Achievement Program

Deadline: Jun 30, 2017

Under the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program, the U.S. Department of Education awards grants on a formula basis to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the unique needs of rural school districts. Recipients may use program funds to conduct activities under the following federal programs: Title I-A: Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 6, 2017

The Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program will support projects that implement Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-related food safety training, education, extension, outreach, and technical assistance to owners and operators of small and medium-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers. The program will focus on,...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Veterinary Services Grant Program

Deadline: May 19, 2017

The Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) will provide support to organizations to develop, implement, and sustain veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortage situations in the United States and U.S. Insular Areas. Grants will be used to: Establish or expand accredited veterinary education programs, veterinary residency and fellowship programs, or veterinary internship and externship programs carried...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program

Deadline: May 26, 2017

The primary objective of the Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program is to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting non-profit corporations or higher education institutions in the startup, expansion, or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through cooperative development. Grant and matching funds can be used for developing and...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program

Deadline: Apr 17, 2017

The goal of the Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program (FBMB) program is to support the intellectual talent and collaborative efforts to maintain the national, publicly available farm financial management database needed to meet the challenges facing the nation’s agriculture and food systems. Meeting these challenges will require innovative approaches that foster multi-disciplinary...


 

ArtPlace America: National Creative Placemaking Fund

Deadline: Feb 22, 2017

ArtPlace America is a a ten-year collaboration among a number of foundations, federal agencies, and financial institutions that works to position arts and culture as a core sector of comprehensive community planning and development in order to help strengthen the social, physical, and economic fabric of communities. The National Creative Placemaking Fund is designed to...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Community Connect Grant Program

Deadline: Mar 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Connect Program is designed to provide financial assistance to provide service at Broadband Grant Speed in rural, economically-challenged communities where broadband service does not currently exist. Grant funds may be used to: Deploy service at the Broadband Grant Speed to critical community facilities, rural residents, and rural businesses Construct,...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Household Water Well Systems Grants

Deadline: Feb 6, 2017

The Household Water Well Systems Grants program helps qualified non-profits and Tribes create a revolving loan fund (RLF) to extend access to clean, reliable water to households in eligible rural areas. Grant funds may be used to help a non-profit create a RLF for eligible individuals who own and occupy their home in an eligible...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program Solicitation

Deadline: Feb 23, 2017

The Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program (Rural Program) seeks to enhance the safety of rural victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and support projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. The Rural Program encourages collaboration among criminal justice agencies, victim services...