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 Communities Opioid Response Program-Medication-Assisted Treatment AccessHRSAFederal The Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a multi-year HRSA initiative aimed at reducing the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities. This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the RCORP-Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Access Program. RCORP-MAT Access will advance RCORP’s overall goal by improving access to and quality of MAT and supportive services in rural communities. The purpose of this program is to improve health care in rural areas by establishing new MAT access points and increasing the capacity for sustainable MAT service provision in rural areas. This program is intended to support MAT to treat OUD, however HRSA encourages award recipients to also target alcohol use disorder (AUD) with MAT if the need exists.State governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) County governments Small businesses Special district governments Independent school districts City or township governments For profit organizations other than small businesses$10,000,000~10$1,000,00036/13/20227/29/20229/30/20229/29/2025HRSA-22-16593.912Anna Swanson
Community Facility Loans Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)Private RCAC’s Community Facilities Loan Program helps develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West. This program offers short-term loans for early property acquisition and predevelopment, interim construction costs and long-term permanent financing. Applicable facilities include public and nonprofit office buildings, treatment centers, emergency and transitional housing, assisted living, human services, pub­lic safety, child care, education and cultural facilities. Many other project types are eligible. RCAC gives priority to loan applications for projects that incorporate significant green methods and materials. Please see the community facilities loan application requirements below for more information.Rural communities up to 20,000 population (priority is given to high poverty areas) $30 MillionNA$6 Million (exceptions for larger amounts possible) Up to 40 years (or useful life of security if less)NANANANANANA Georgianne (916) 917-4319
Utah Multicultural Rural Mental Health GrantUtah Division of Multicultural AffairsStateThe Utah Multicultural Rural Mental Health Grant will provide funding for nonprofit organizations that serve the mental and behavioral health needs of multicultural communities in rural Utah and have a commitment to reducing stigma and inequalities. Grants will support urgent mental and behavioral health challenges that have been intensified by the COVID-19 crisis. Awards will be made based on the criteria: Mental and behavioral health project description Project sustainability Experience with multicultural and rural communities Budget proposal and descriptionEligible applicants are Utah-based nonprofit, governmental, educational, and/or faith-based religious organizations that serve rural communities in Utah. Organizations must: Provide direct mental and behavioral health services to individuals and families Serve historically and systemically marginalized populations, specifically communities of color, LGBTQIA+ populations, and those who are linguistically diverse Have a commitment to racial equity$150,0002Elevate grants up to $50,000 to support new or early phase mental and behavioral health programs Journey grants up to $100,000 to support established or ongoing mental and behavioral health programs that are ready-to-serve rural communities14/18/20225/20/2022NANANANAMCAgrants@utah.gov801.245.7200
Public Health Scholarship Program HRSAFederal The Public Health Scholarship Program recipients will gain the requisite knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, prepare for, and respond to recovery activities related to COVID–19, as well as other public health emergencies.Health professions school, including an accredited school or program of public health, health administration, preventive medicine, or dental public health or a school providing health management programs; an academic health center; a state or local government; or any other appropriate public or private nonprofit entity.$39 million26NANA3/29/20226/1/2022NA NAHRSA-22-12293.516 -- Public Health Training Centers ProgramAnne Patterson
Undergraduate Nursing ScholarshipStudy.comPrivateThe Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship is a $500 academic award for one nursing student pursuing an undergraduate degree.’s mission is to make education accessible, and we hope this scholarship assists students studying this vital field.Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered. Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate degree in nursing. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident. Must be an enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year. Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply. Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed. Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.$5001$500NA03/29/202205/01/2022NANANANANA
Nursing Scholarship for Military & VeteransStudy.comPrivateAny military member or veteran pursuing their nursing undergraduate college degree can apply to the Scholarship for Military & Veterans and be offered a $500 academic award.’s mission is to make education accessible, and we hope to bring this historically underrepresented group of students access to a quality education with this scholarship.Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate degree in any field of study. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident. Must be an military member or veteran enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university in a nursing program and planning on continuing the next year. Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply. Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed. Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.$5001$500NA03/29/202205/01/2022NANANANANANA
Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)Federal NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) through a Request for Application (RFA) process. With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO will offer funding to approximately 35 rural and/or frontier health departments to help build their workforce capacity to respond to COVID-19 for Year 2 of this project. Applicants may apply for funding awards of $35,000 to support COVID-19 response and recovery activities related to: administrative preparedness, emergency preparedness and response, communications, workforce mental health and well-being, health equity, and emerging issues.This RFA is open to governmental LHDs 1) not previously awarded under this specific funding mechanism in 2021, and 2) with at least 50% of their jurisdiction being designated as rural or frontier according to the USDA; this is determined as follows: NA35$35,0009 MONTHS3/16/20224/1/202212/31/2022NANACovidWorkforce@naccho.orgCovidWorkforce@naccho.org
Funding to Support Community-Based DoulasHRSAFederal The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of $4.5 million for hiring, training, certifying, and compensating community-based doulas in areas with high rates of adverse maternal and infant health outcomes. This announcement builds on the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity and address the nation’s Black maternal health crisis.Eligible applicants are current recipients funded under HRSA-19-049 Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (start date of April 1, 2019)$4,500,00025$180,00024/01/20225/31/20224/01/20223/31/2024HRSA-22-14893.926Ijeamaka Ogbonna, 945-9638
Rural Community Development Initiative GrantsUSDAFederalRCDI grants are awarded to help non-profit housing and community development organizations, low-income rural communities and federally recognized tribes support housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects in rural areas.Public bodies; Non-profit organizations; Qualified Private (for-profit) Organizations NANAMinimum grant award is $50,000; maximum grant award is $250,000NA2/10/20224/19/2022NANAHeath Price(801) 524-4325
Dental Faculty Loan Repayment ProgramHRSAFederal The Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Program is intended to increase the number of dental and dental hygiene faculty in the workforce. This funding is designed to help attract and retain faculty to dental and dental hygiene training programs through the operation of a loan repayment program.Programs of general, pediatric or public health dentistry in public or private nonprofit dental or dental hygiene schools. Approved residency in general, pediatric, or public health dentistry. Advanced education programs in the practice of general, pediatric, or public health dentistry.$800,000.008$100,000.00512/22/202103/22/202209/1/202208/31/2027HRSA-22-04693.059Oksana CobbOksana Cobb(301) 945-0279
Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement ProgramHRSAFederal The purpose of the HWRC Cooperative Agreement Program is to support and disseminate rigorous and state-of-the-art applied research that strengthens evidence-based policy and enhances the Federal Government’s and the public’s understanding of issues and trends in the health workforce. State workforce investment board; a public health or health professions school; an academic health center; Indian tribes or tribal organizations; or other public or private nonprofit entity$4,950,0009Behavioral Health Workforce, up to $900,000 per year; Public Health Workforce, up to $900,000 per year; All others, up to $450,000 per year51/14/20224/14/20229/1/20228/31/2027HRSA-22-05493.300Dr. Yahtyng Sheu, 443-1426
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Behavioral Health Care SupportHRSAFederal The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), announced the availability of $13 million in funding to increase access to quality behavioral health care services in rural America through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program–Behavioral Health Care Support (RCORP-BHS). RCORP-BHS is a part of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), a multi-year initiative administered by HRSA that has provided over $400 million in direct grants and technical assistance to rural communities addressing behavioral health care challenges, including substance use disorder since 2018.All domestic public and private entities, nonprofit and for-profit, are eligible to apply for RCORP-BHS, including, but not limited to, Rural Health Clinics, community- and faith-based organizations, and Federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations.$13,000,000.0026$500,000.0041/18/20224/19/2022NANAHRSA-22-06193.912Mebrat Tekle
SelectHealth AwardSelectHealthPrivateSelectHealth Awards recognizes organizations that are working to build strong communities and help those in need. The Award includes $3,000 and a marketing package worth over $20,000. We support organizations that: Promote health and well-being Assist individuals with special needs Support the underserved What’s in the marketing package? Marketing video vignette and photos Recognition in the media Large bannerNo eligibility requirements, you can find information here:$3,000 - $20,00011/1/20222/28/