USDA Emergency Rural Health Care Grants Now Available

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) provides the Rural Housing Service Community Facilities Program with up to $500 million in grant funding for eligible applicants and eligible facilities as part of the Emergency Rural Health Care Grant Program.

The program aims to help broaden access to COVID-19 testing and vaccines, health care services (including telehealth services), food assistance through food banks and food distribution facilities, and collaborative, evidence-based support for the long-term sustainability of rural health care.

Check out the USDA’s website to learn more about the program and see the Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA).