Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...


 

McCune Charitable Foundation: Cultivate/Continuity and Focus Tiers

Deadline: Sep 14, 2018

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, cultural, and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change. The McCune Foundation focuses on the following nine priorities in its grantmaking: Capacity building in the...


 

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

Deadline: Jul 20, 2018

This program helps qualified nonprofits and tribes create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water for households in eligible rural areas. Grant funds may be used to help a nonprofit create a revolving loan fund for eligible individuals who own and occupy a home in an eligible rural area. The fund...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Funds

Deadline: Jul 20, 2018

The Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Fund program provides financing to extend and improve water and waste disposal systems in rural areas. The program helps nonprofits create revolving loan funds for eligible utility districts operated by state and local governmental entities and nonprofits. Funds be used for: Pre-development costs for water and wastewater treatment...


 

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

Deadline: Aug 9, 2018

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: Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant

Deadline: Jul 30, 2018

The Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant (SDGG) Program’s primary objective is to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers. A socially-disadvantaged group is defined as a group whose members have been subjected to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual...


 

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

Deadline: Jul 6, 2018

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,...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: New Mexico AmeriCorps VISTA Program

Deadline: Jun 29, 2018

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) New Mexico State Program Office seeks applications for the AmeriCorps VISTA program from innovative, high-performing and outcome driven organizations that share the VISTA mission to provide long term solutions to poverty. This Call for Concept Paper is for placement of VISTA members contingent on FY18 federal budget...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Emerging Markets Program

Deadline: Jun 8, 2018

The Emerging Markets Program (EMP) assists U.S. entities in developing, maintaining, or expanding exports of U.S. agricultural commodities and products by funding activities that enhance emerging markets’ food and rural business systems, including reducing trade barriers. The EMP is intended primarily to support export market development efforts of the private sector, but EMP resources may...