Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities Table

Funding Opportunity NameFunding OrganizationFunding TypeSummaryEligibilityTotal Funding AvailableNumber of AwardsAward AmountLength of Project (yrs)Announcement DateApplication Due DateStart DateEnd DateFOA NumberCFDAContact NameContact EmailContact PhoneAttachementAttachment 2Website Link
Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence ProgramHRSAFederalThe RHCVC program will improve vaccine confidence, counter vaccine hesitancy, and help with access to vaccination in rural communities that are medically underserved and/or experiencing low COVID-19 vaccination rates.1 The RHCVC Program will allow Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to use funding for a broad range of efforts to improve health care in rural areas and reinforce basic messages about prevention and treatment of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Implementation efforts in rural communities may include, but are not limited to: vaccine promotion, information dissemination to rural residents about how and where to get vaccinated, coordinating with existing vaccination sites and public health partners to identify isolated and/or vaccine hesitate populations, and increased rural community and individual patient literacy on benefits of broad vaccination and the safety of vaccines.Medicare-certified Rural Health Clinics and organizations that own and operate Medicare-certified Rural Health Clinics$100,000,0002000~$50,00015/26/216/23/217/1/216/30/22HRSA-21-14293.912Lindsey 443-0835
Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning ProgramHRSAFederal The purpose of this program is to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers (PCPs) in rural, frontier, and underserved populations providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities. TTELP recipients will develop learning community1 models that emphasize collaborative partnerships between such providers (i.e., telementoring2 models such as Project ECHO, ECHO-like models, distance learning, clinical decision support, and other emerging models in the field), to provide training and facilitate the dissemination of best practice specialty care to PCPs and care teams in rural, frontier, and underserved populations.Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments),Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification), Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, City or township governments, Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, For profit organizations other than small businesses, State governments, County governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Small businesses$4,275,0009$475,00055/26/216/25/219/30/219/29/26HRSA-21-10793.211Carlos Mena, 443-3198
Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Payment ProgramHRSAFederal The purpose of the CHGME Payment Program is to compensate for the disparity in the level of federal graduate medical education funding for freestanding children’s teaching hospitals versus other types of teaching hospitals. The following categories of children’s hospitals may be eligible for CHGME payments: Currently Eligible Hospitals, and Newly Qualified Hospitals Hospitals applying for the first time for the CHGME Payment Program may be hospitals that are new to the CHGME Payment Program but qualify under the “Currently Eligible Hospitals” requirements or are eligible as a “Newly Qualified Hospital.”$323,000,00059-62 grant awards~$5,000,000October 1, 2021 through September 30, 202205/07/202107/15/202110/1/20219/30/2021HRSA-22-05193.255Lisa 443-0365
COVID Community Partnership (CCP) ProjectOffice of Health Disparities (OHD) - UDOHStateThe objectives of the COVID Community Partnership (CCP) Project are: 1.) To educate and inform individuals and communities about COVID-19. 2.) To outreach, promote, and/or help coordinate testing and vaccine events. 3.) To link communities and individuals with social needs to resources. Community health workers (CHWs) have demonstrated effectiveness in serving Utah communities through their established trust, connection, and working knowledge of barriers community members face. CHWs bring knowledge of resources and information, as well as an ability to mobilize and lead their communities to critical services. The CCP project will continue to work to help communities by offering relevant and appropriate services and resources for underserved and underrepresented communities. For additional information on the CCP project, see the 2020 activities report: non-profit 501(c)(3) community-based organizations (CBOs) serving underserved and underrepresented communities within the state of Utah.$3,900,000.0020Award floor $120,000; award ceiling $300,000 (3 awards of $300,000 1 ● 4 awards of $250,000 ● 4 awards of $200,000 ● 4 awards of $150,000 ● 5 awards of $120,000)23 MONTHS5/16/21Thursday, 6/10/21, 5:00 p.m. MDTAugust 2, 2021 June 30, 2023NANAdisparities@utah.govdisparities@utah.govdisparities@utah.gov
Emergency Broadband Benefit ProgramFCCFederal The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-$50 toward the purchase price. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.Qualifies for the Lifeline program; Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, or did so in the 2019-2020 school year; Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers; or Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating providers' existing low-income or COVID-19 program.$3,200,000,000NANA1NANAApril - MayNANANA Program Communcation for TRCs and FORHP Announcements EBB Program Communcation for TRCs and FORHP Announcements.docx
Multicultural Rural Mental Health GrantUtah Division of Multicultural Affairs (MCA)StateThe program will support nonprofit organizations that serve the mental and behavioral health of multicultural communities in rural Utah and who have a commitment to reduce the stigma and inequalities surrounding these topicsWho is eligible to apply? 501(c)(3) nonprofit, governmental, educational and faith-based organizations may apply. Organizations must also be based in Utah, serve rural Utah communities, support historically and systematically marginalized populations and provide mental and behavioral health services and resources. 2. When serving rural Utah communities, what is considered rural? Rural Utah is defined as any county outside of Davis, Salt Lake, Utah, and Weber Counties. 3. Can urban nonprofit organizations apply? Organizations based in urban areas—Davis, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber Counties—may apply as long as they meet the eligibility criteria and their project serves a rural county or counties. The grant funding must be used for rural mental and behavioral health projects. As an example, an organization based in Salt Lake City may apply if they use the funding towards telehealth services for residents in Uintah County. 4. Do organizations need to have a licensed provider with their project to apply? No, organizations do not need to have a licensed provider with their project to apply but they must have experience providing mental and behavioral health services. An example of this is peer-support models.$1,000,000NAUp to $100,00013/08/20213/31/2021April - MayApril 2022NANAmcagrants@utah.gov801-900-3478FAQs_-Multicultural-Rural-Mental-Health-Grant
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19HRSAFederalAs part of President Biden's National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness today, the Administration is announcing an effort to invest $250 million to encourage COVID-19 safety and vaccination among underserved populations. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) will offer the funding as health literacy grants to localities, who will partner with community-based organizations, to reach racial and ethnic minority, rural and other vulnerable populationsApplicant eligibility is limited to local municipalities. Examples include: • County or Parish Governments • City or township governments The section of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act relevant to this program limits awards to States, localities and territories. The appropriation language also allocated separate funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and non-profit urban Indian health organizations. However, individual American Indians/Alaska Natives may be beneficiaries of programs created by recipients under this announcement.$250,000,00073$4,000,000203/08/202104/20/2021NANAMP-CPI-21-00693.137 Roscoe Brunson, Jr. 240-453-8822Roscoe.Brunson@hhs.gov
Dental Faculty Loan Repayment ProgramHRSAFederal This program will increase the number of dental and dental hygiene faculty in the workforce. Grantees will create and manage a loan repayment program for individuals who serve as full-time dental faculty.Programs of general, pediatric or public health dentistry in public or private nonprofit dental or dental hygiene schools, approved residency in general, pediatric, public health dentistry, advanced education programs in the practice of general, pediatric, or public health dentistry.Year 1: $ 800,000 Year 2: $ 1,200,000 Year 3: $ 1,600,000 Year 4: $ 2,000,000 Year 5: $ 2,400,0008Up to $100,000 – Year 1 Up to $150,000 – Year 2 Up to $200,000 – Year 3 Up to $250,000 – Year 4 Up to $300,000 – Year 5502/17/202104/19/202109/01/202108/31/2026HRSA-21-01993.059Oksana 945-0279
Evidence Based Telehealth Network ProgramHRSAFederalThe two-fold purpose of this award is (1) to demonstrate how health networks can increase access to health care services utilizing telehealth technologies and (2) to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence base for assessing the effectiveness of telehealth care for patients, providers, and payers.Eligible applicants shall be domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit entities with demonstrated experience utilizing telehealth technologies to serve rural underserved populations. Faith-based, community-based organizations, and federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations are eligible to apply. Services must be provided to rural areas, although the applicant can be located in an urban area$4,900,000.0014$350,000.00NA01/12/202104/02/2021NANAHRSA-21-08293.211Whitney Wiggins 443-4966
The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Psychostimulant SupportHRSAFederalThe goal of this new effort is to strengthen and expand prevention, treatment, and recovery services for rural individuals who misuse psychostimulants, and to enhance their ability to access treatment and move towards recovery over a three-year project timeline.Eligible applicants include all domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations, and federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations. The applicant organization may be located in an urban or rural area and should have the staffing and infrastructure necessary to oversee program activities, serve as the fiscal agent for the award, and ensure that local control for the award is vested in the targeted rural communities. $7,500,000.0015$500,000.0031/11/202104/12/2021NANAHRSA-21-09193.912Kim 443-4271
Mass Media Grant Utah COVID-19 Unified Command StateUp to $250,000 for campaigns to reach broad audiences in Utah with persuasive health guidance consistent with Utah Leads Together. Requires a 1:1 Match. (50% State of Utah/CARES - this grant, 50% Applicant Organization)Any organization can apply. Preference will be given to Utah-based organizations with a demonstrated ability to reach their target audiences through established relationships and channels.NANAUp to $250,000.00NA07-23-2020View Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkYou must create a portal in order to continue with the application must create a portal in order to continue with the application must create a portal in order to continue with the application
Targeted Audience GrantUtah COVID-19 Unified Command State Up to $75,000 for campaigns to reach targeted audiences in Utah with persuasive health guidance consistent with Utah Leads Together and UDOH Guidelines (the number of awards could increase if full amount $75,000 is not awarded). Preference given to campaigns targeted to high-risk populations and their caretakers, multicultural communities, and geographic areas of concern (as defined by above average rates of COVID-19 infection). Existing and established channels or methods of communication are encouraged for grassroots communication. Requires a 4:1 Match. (80% State of Utah/CARES - this grant, 20% Applicant Organization)Any organization can apply. Preference will be given to Utah-based organizations with a demonstrated ability to reach their target audiences through established relationships and channels.NANAUp to $75,000.00View Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkView Bottom LinkYou must create a portal in order to continue with the application must create a portal in order to continue with the application must create a portal in order to continue with the application
Distance Learning and TeleMedicine GrantUSDAFederalThe Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another. To learn more about recently funded DLT projects, Rural Development has developed a map of recently funded DLT projects All upcoming events will be posted on the events program tab.Grant funds may be used for: Acquisition of eligible capital assets, such as: Broadband transmission facilities Audio, video and interactive video equipment Terminal and data terminal equipment Computer hardware, network components and software Inside wiring and similar infrastructure that further DLT services Acquisition of instructional programming that is a capital asset Acquisition of technical assistance and instruction for using eligible equipment.For both programs, eligible applicants include most entities that provide education or health care through telecommunications, including: Most State and local governmental entities Federally-recognized Tribes Non-profits For-profit businesses Consortia of eligible entities DLT 100% grant applications are accepted through a competitive process.View Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website LinkView Bottom Website Link
Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program USDA Federal Grant This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings. Funds can be used to purchase, construct, and / or improve essential community facilities, purchase equipment and pay related project expenses. Examples of essential community facilities include: Health care facilities such as hospitals, medical clinics, dental clinics, nursing homes or assisted living facilities Public facilities such as town halls, courthouses, airport hangars or street improvements Community support services such as child care centers, community centers, fairgrounds or transitional housing Public safety services such as fire departments, police stations, prisons, police vehicles, fire trucks, public works vehicles or equipment Educational services such as museums, libraries or private schools Utility services such as telemedicine or distance learning equipment Local food systems such as community gardens, food pantries, community kitchens, food banks, food hubs or greenhousesEligible borrowers include: Public bodies; Community-based non-profit corporations; Federally-recognized Tribes. Rural areas including cities, villages, townships and towns including Federally Recognized Tribal Lands with no more than 20,000 residents according to the latest U.S. Census Data are eligible for this program.Dependent on Loan or Grant needs. Dependent on Loan or Grant needs. Dependent on Loan or Grant needs. Dependent on Loan or Grant needs. Dependent on Loan or Grant needs. Randy Parker(801) 524-4320Direct Loan Information:
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