Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Solid Waste Management Grant Program

Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

Solid Waste Management systems are basic and vital to both health and economic development. With dependable solid waste disposal facilities, rural communities can attract families and businesses that will invest in the community and improve the quality of life for all residents. Without dependable facilities, the communities cannot sustain economic development. The Rural Utilities Service...


 

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

Deadline: Nov 14, 2019

The Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program grant is provided through emergency funds made available by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 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 wildland fire...


 

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

Deadline: Jan 8, 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. 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...


 

Unorthodox Philanthropy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Unorthodox Philanthropy (UP) is sponsored by the Lampert Byrd Foundation in San Francisco, and grew out of efforts to identify extraordinary ideas. It approaches funding differently. Most foundations direct funding to nonprofit organizations that rely on a continuous cycle of philanthropic dollars to remain viable and grow – despite the fact that such capital is...


 

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

Deadline: Nov 25, 2019

The Rural Health Network Development (RHND) program aims to support integrated rural health care networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network, including skilled and experienced staff and a high functioning network board, in order to address the health care needs of the targeted rural community. Recipients will combine the...


 

Enterprise Community Partners: Addressing Rural and Tribal Data Gaps Grant

Deadline: Sep 6, 2019

Reliable community data is a critical tool for planners, but rural and tribal practitioners face unique challenges in accessing and using data to support housing stability. Frontline and non-technical staff may come from organizations with limited capacity and have fewer of the rich open-source resources or data portals that are available in large cities. Individuals...