Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants – Opioid

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents. These grants are intended to increase rural access...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

Deadline: May 15, 2019

The Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents. These grants are intended to increase rural access...


 

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

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Community Connect Grant Program provides financial assistance to eligible applicants that will provide service at or above the Broadband Grant Speed to all premises in rural, economically-challenged communities where broadband service does not exist. The deployment of broadband services on a “community-oriented connectivity” basis stimulates economic development and provides enhanced educational and health care...


 

Foundation Beyond Belief: Compassionate Impact Grant Program

Deadline: Feb 22, 2019

The Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB) aims to unite the humanist community in charitable and volunteer efforts, and to advocate for compassionate action throughout the world. The Compassionate Impact Grant (CIG) program supports organizations with social initiatives that solve community problems. Key program requirements are: Innovation: Grants will fund organizations that are developing potentially transformative solutions....


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS)

Deadline: Apr 15, 2019

The Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program aims to promote economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native American Pacific Islanders from American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The SEDS program supports the principle that social and economic development are inter-related and essential for...


 

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

Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

The Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program (Rural Program) supports efforts 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. Funds under the Rural Program may be used for the...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Energy for America Program

Deadline: Feb 1, 2019

The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy costs and consumption and helps meet the nation’s critical energy needs. REAP has two types of funding assistance: Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Assistance Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Grants The Renewable Energy Systems and...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Healthy Food Financing Initiative – Targeted Small Grants

Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

The Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) seeks to improve access to healthy foods in underserved areas. The program strives to create and preserve quality jobs and to revitalize low-income communities by providing technical assistance and capital to eligible fresh, healthy food projects in hard to reach, underserved areas. The HFFI Targeted Small Grants Program will...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps VISTA State New Projects

Deadline: Jan 14, 2019

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks Concept Papers for the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program from outcome-driven organizations that share the AmeriCorps VISTA mission of providing long term solutions to poverty. If the concept paper is accepted the organization will be invited to submit a full AmeriCorps VISTA project...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Deadline: Feb 6, 2019

The Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) seeks to establish and operate geriatrics education centers that will implement the GWEP project to develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps State and National Grants

Deadline: Jan 30, 2019

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. AmeriCorps grants are awarded to organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions/practices to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service...


 

New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department: Volunteer Fire Assistance Program

Deadline: Nov 14, 2018

The Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program grant is provided through emergency funds made available by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (Forest Service) to protect communities from catastrophic wildland fire. Grant funding focuses primarily on wildland fire objectives including: 1) equipping rural fire departments with wildland fire equipment; 2) organizing rural fire departments for...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program

Deadline: Nov 30, 2018

The purpose of the Rural Health Network Development Planning Program (“Network Planning”) is to assist in the development of an integrated health care network, specifically network participants who do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts in order to: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health...


 

Sustainable Forestry Initiative: Conservation and Community Partnerships Grants

Deadline: Oct 9, 2018

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) annual request for proposals (RFP) for the SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program provides grants that contribute to understanding the critical linkage between forests and communities across the range of American and Canadian forests, and represent SFI’s long-standing commitment to forest research. These projects provide the science-based data needed...


 

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline: Sep 15, 2018

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), in cooperation with the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NTCA)–The Rural Broadband Association to sustain and enhance the quality of life in America by advancing an understanding of rural issues. FRS will provide annual grants for programs in rural communities served by NTCA members. Grants support local efforts to...