Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

National Science Foundation: Strengthening American Infrastructure

Deadline: Dec 11, 2020

Note: Conference (workshop) Proposals (encouraged) are due November 30, 2020; Proposal Concept Outlines (required) are due December 11, 2020; Full Proposals (invited) are due January 15, 2021. The Strengthening American Infrastructure (SAI) program seeks to stimulate fundamental exploratory, potentially transformative research that strengthens America’s infrastructure. The program will fund workshop and Early Concept Grants for...


 

USDA: The Community Connect Grant Program

Deadline: Dec 23, 2020

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...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART)

Deadline: Feb 16, 2021

The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model is a voluntary payment model designed to meet the unique needs of rural communities. The CHART Model will test whether aligned financial incentives, increased operational flexibility, and robust technical support promote rural health care providers’ capacity to implement effective health care delivery system redesign on a...


 

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

Deadline: Jan 6, 2021

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...


 

Funding Queerly Giving Circle

Deadline: May 30, 2020

The Funding Queerly Giving Circle is a group of young donors who believe that small-budget LGBTQI groups lack the funding resources they need to organize, build power and leadership, and make positive sustainable change. Funding Queerly has partnered with the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice to make grants to small-budget LGBTQI groups throughout the United...


 

Serve New Mexico: New Mexico State AmeriCorps Grant (Formula Pool)

Deadline: Mar 20, 2020

Note: Interested applicants must submit a Notification of Intent to Apply and Readiness Checklist form as well as the Agency-Specific W-9 by Thursday, February 20, 2020. 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. Through AmeriCorps, Senior Corps,...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Women and Minorities in STEM Fields

Deadline: Feb 24, 2020

The Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS) program will support projects with a target audience of K-14 students (kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, e.g., vocational technical institutions or community or junior colleges). WAMS-funded project activities must support the creation, adaptation, and adoption of learning materials and teaching strategies to operationalize...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program

Deadline: Feb 13, 2020

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) will help beginning farmers and ranchers in the U.S. and its territories enter and/or improve their successes in farming, ranching, and management of nonindustrial private forest lands, through support for projects that provide education, mentoring, and technical assistance to give beginning farmers and ranchers the knowledge, skills,...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative

Deadline: Jan 30, 2020

The Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) seeks to support high priority integrated projects that will enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic agricultural products. Priority concerns include biological, physical, and social sciences, including economics. The OREI has eight goals that...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program – Replication and Expansion

Deadline: Jan 10, 2020

The Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grants to Charter Management Organizations (CMO) for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools provides funds to CMOs to enable them to replicate or expand one or more high-quality charter schools. Grants may be used to expand the enrollment of one or more existing high-quality charter schools, or to...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements

Deadline: Sep 30, 2020

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 Renewable Energy Systems and Energy...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Program

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

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 Energy Audit and Renewable...


 

The Atlantic and Allstate: Renewal Awards

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

The Renewal Awards are a program from the Atlantic and Allstate that recognizes the social innovation demonstrated by thousands of nonprofits that are finding creative solutions to America’s most pressing problems. Nominated nonprofits will be judged on: 501(c)(3) status and an online presence, including a Facebook account, Twitter account, YouTube channel, or website Score on...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Primary Care Training and Enhancement – Residency Training in Primary Care Program

Deadline: Jan 24, 2020

The Primary Care Training and Enhancement – Residency Training in Primary Care Program (PCTE-RTPC) seeks to enhance accredited residency training programs in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics (med-peds) in rural and/or underserved areas, and encourage program graduates to choose primary care careers in these areas. This funding...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and to Reduce Disparities in Rural Populations

Deadline: Dec 13, 2019

The Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and to Reduce Disparities in Rural Populations initiative encourages research to promote a greater understanding of the challenges faced by rural population groups, for the development (or adoption/adaptation) of evidence-based interventions that can reduce health risks faced by rural Americans. Both prevention and treatment interventions are needed to address...