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Rural Health
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.

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
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grants Inactive
Awards grants for projects designed to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life through improved access to healthcare; education and job training; physical infrastructure, including water, sewer, and housing projects; business development; and leadership development.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Alabama
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
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: May 31, 2018
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Offers scholarships to Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2018
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund Inactive
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress to the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2018
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Kentucky Community Engagement Mini Grant Awards Inactive
Funding to support small-scale, evidenced-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects that contribute to the reduction of health disparities in Appalachian communities in Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2018
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) Inactive
Leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in Kentucky in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Healthy Places for Healthy People Inactive
Provides direct technical support for communities to work with healthcare facilities to promote preventive healthcare and help create vibrant, thriving communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency