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Rural Grant Resources

Where to Look Description of Grant is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 federal grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards
Health Resources & Services Administration Health Resources & Services Administration makes grants to organizations to improve and expand health care services for underserved people in a variety of different areas including rural health programs.
Rural Assistance Center The Rural Assistance Center is a product of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose goal is to help rural communities and other rural stakeholders access the full range of available programs, funding, and research that can enable them to provide quality health and human services to rural residents.
Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations The Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations is a statewide membership association reflecting and promoting Texas’ growing nonprofit community in all its diversity by offering a variety of tools through funding and programs.
Texas Department of Agriculture Grants and Services This site compiles a variety of programs and funds to help enhance farms, rural business development, help establish permanent jobs, and the production of agriculture.
Southern Rural Development Center This center publishes a bimonthly newsletter that showcases numerous funding opportunities in agricultural economics, education, human sciences, rural sociology, youth development and various other areas.
State Office of Rural Health The Texas State Office of Rural Health joined the Texas Department of Agriculture in October 2011 and is dedicated to serving the health needs of rural Texas through programs and funding services.

*Source: Sam Houston State University; Center for Rural Studies: Research & Outreach, Rural Conversations, Volume 1 Issue 2, Feb 2012. (PDF)