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Funding by Topic: Appalachia

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Increasing Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the United States
Funding to support the efforts of community-based organizations to improve water, sanitation and hygiene conditions and/or awareness of poor conditions in their respective communities. Priority will be given to specific communities, including rural and tribal areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 19, 2022
Sponsors: CDC Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Appalachian Community Fund Technical Assistance Grants
Funding for technical assistance needs for community-based organizations that address underlying causes of economic and social distress in the Appalachian region.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Appalachian Ohio African American Community Fund Inactive
Grants for Black-led nonprofit and public organizations in Appalachian Ohio working to address disparities in the African American community and helping to improve the physical, economic, and structural conditions that affect quality of life.
Geographic coverage: 32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2022
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Appalachia READY Nonprofits Initiative Learning Track Inactive
Online training, coaching, and funding designed to build organizational capacity for nonprofit organizations in the Appalachian region.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions Inactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian region and Lower Mississippi Delta region that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Jenco Awards Inactive
Monetary awards that recognize visionary leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals living in Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund Inactive
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress in the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Kentucky Community Mini-Grants Inactive
Small grants to support evidence-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects to reduce health disparities in rural and Appalachian communities in Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio Inactive
Grants for public and nonprofit organizations in Appalachian Ohio for projects related to education, support for community leaders, regional networking opportunities, and the provision of basic human needs.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2022
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative Inactive
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance abuse treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2022
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission