Upcoming Grants Related to Rural Development/Initiatives

 

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...


 

Foundation for Rural Service

Deadline: Sep 13, 2019

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) works in cooperation with the National Cable and Telecommunications Association–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) 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...


 

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

Deadline: Nov 29, 2019

The Rural Health Network Development Planning Program will promote the planning and development of health care networks to: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. A rural health network (consortium) is defined as an...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

Deadline: Aug 15, 2019

The Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers program seeks applications from organizations that will conduct outreach initiatives and training to achieve the overall goal of the program – to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers in owning and operating farms and ranches while increasing their...


 

NewMexicoWomen.Org: Adolescent Girls of Color

Deadline: Jul 26, 2019

NewMexicoWomen.Org (NMW.O) strives to advance opportunities for self-identified women and girls statewide so that they can lead self-sufficient, healthy, and empowered lives. NMW.O’s Adolescent Girls of Color grants aim to achieve the following objectives: Strengthen the gender justice movement and efforts in New Mexico by partnering primarily with organizations working with and/or serving adolescent girls...


 

Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium: Economic Development Grant Pool

Deadline: Jul 18, 2019

The Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium (LANL MSC) is a collaboration of Los Alamos National Laboratory major subcontractors that pool resources in support of economic development projects in Northern New Mexico. LANL MSC’s Economic Development Industry Cluster Grants support projects or initiatives that: Strengthen local product development and distribution, promote the use of...


 

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design: Communities Facing Design Challenges

Deadline: Jul 22, 2019

The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) is a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Housing Assistance Council (HAC), along with buildingcommunityWORKSHOP. Focusing on communities with populations of 50,000 or less, CIRD’s goal is to enhance the quality of life and economic viability of rural America through planning,...


 

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

Deadline: Jul 8, 2019

The Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program will provide grant funds to assist low- and very low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. In addition, the HPG program assists cooperative housing complexes and rental property owners in rural areas in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant

Deadline: Jun 17, 2019

The Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant program seeks to support entities that will provide technical assistance and/or training with respect to essential community facilities programs. It is the intent of this program to assist entities in rural areas in accessing funding under the Rural Housing Service’s Community Facilities Programs. Grants will be made...


 

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

Deadline: May 29, 2019

The Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) seeks to develop, implement, and sustain veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortage situations in the U.S. and U.S. Insular Areas. The purpose of VSGP is to develop, implement, and sustain veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortage situations in the U.S., which includes insular areas. Grants will be made available...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities

Deadline: Jun 24, 2019

The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) provides grant assistance for energy facilities, including renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements, serving extremely high energy cost communities. The purpose of this program is to provide financial assistance for a broad range of energy facilities, equipment, and related activities to offset the impact of extremely high home energy...