Funding Opportunities

Rural Infrastructure">Capital Magnet Fund
Grants to finance affordable housing solutions and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income citizens in communities nationwide. Application Deadline: August 26, 2019">Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans & Grants Program
USDA Rural Development is now accepting">applications for loans and grants to develop housing for year-round and migrant or seasonal domestic farm laborers and the funding may be used to construct off-farm rental housing for domestic farm laborers. Application Deadline: August 30, 2019">SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
USDA Rural Development’s helps fund very small, financially distressed rural communities with predevelopment feasibility studies, design and technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects. Application Deadline: Ongoing">Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans and Loan Guarantees
USDA Rural Development’s Rural Utilities Services offers this program to provide financing for the construction, maintenance, improvement and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas. Application Deadline: Ongoing

Economic Development">Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture offers funding that focuses on developing the workforce and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. Application Deadline: August 22, 2019">Community Opioid Response and Evaluation (CORE) Project
Pew Charitable Trusts in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offers funding to help communities on the front lines of the opioid crisis conduct evaluations of existing programs. Application Deadline: August 30, 2019">FY19 Brownfields Training, Research, and Technical Assistance Grant
Funding solicitation for proposals to conduct research and provide technical assistance to new, existing, and/or prospective EPA Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training grantees and to develop/facilitate specific convening events. Application Deadline: September 20, 2019">Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase I
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture offers funding for projects that should prove the scientific or technical feasibility of the approach or concept with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative/renewable energy projects are encouraged. Application Deadline: October 23, 2019">Rural Health Network Development Planning Program
Grants to promote the planning and development of rural healthcare networks in order to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential healthcare services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system. Application Deadline: November 29, 2019