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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Children and youth

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

California Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program: Standard Track
Funding and technical assistance to expand youth and young adult substance use prevention through policy, systems, and environmental change using youth activism, mentorship, and peer-led support. The program focus is on youth in low-income rural and urban areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2021
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program
Supplies Michigan students, teachers, and administrators with the resources and tools needed to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants
Grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Emerging Issues in Childhood Agricultural Health Grants
Grants to test, implement, or recommend strategies that are likely to identify causes, effects, and prevention interventions in response to emerging health and safety concerns of children working on, living in, or visiting agricultural environments. The 2021 funding cycle will focus on documenting, intervening, and otherwise exploring COVID-19 related impacts upon children in and around agricultural settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Kansas Healthy Habits for Life
Grants to help schools in Kansas address childhood obesity by reducing cardiovascular risk factors, promoting physical activity, and encouraging healthy eating habits.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Oct 8, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants for projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care in Arizona in the areas of dental disease prevention, oral health education, treatment, and medical-dental integration.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety, and support community response to COVID-19 .
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
Montana Mental Health Trust Funding
Grants for programs, services, and resources for the prevention, treatment, and management of serious mental illness in Montana children and adults.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Montana Mental Health Trust
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples: Thriving Women Program
Grants to support grassroots projects that empower indigenous women-led work to prevent violence against women and girls and nurture healthy and thriving native peoples and families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2021
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples