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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Community and faith-based initiatives

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

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants
Grants to native community projects in the areas of health and well-being; leadership development; art and creativity; peace, equity, and justice; sustainable communities and economies; and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2018
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Minnesota Early Childhood Care and Education: Health Equity in Action
Awards funding for projects in Minnesota that advance health equity by increasing access to and quality of early childhood care and education.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 11, 2018
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Episcopal Health Foundation Strategy Grants
Grants for projects in Texas that strengthen systems of health, build health-promoting communities, and invest in early childhood brain development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Health Information Outreach Award: Southeastern/Atlantic Region
Funding for projects in the Southeastern/Atlantic region that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals’ access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2018
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine
Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant
Grants to community nonprofit organizations working to address social determinants of health in underserved, low-income, and minority populations, as well as supporting physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 18, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Aetna Foundation
Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program
Grants to help communities develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by reentry and recidivism reduction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice
AmeriCorps Affiliate Program
Program that provides education awards for youth and adults that provide 100 hours of service to their communities through approved AmeriCorps Affiliate programs. This is a a pilot initiative to engage more youth in service and to increase the number of national service positions available through local support.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 17, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, health and human services, quality of life, education, community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, public safety, and environmental sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Alabama Power Foundation Grant
Offers funds to nonprofit organizations in Alabama working in one of the following areas: health, human services, arts, community life, education, or the environment.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis