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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.

Colorado Health Disparities Grant Program
Grants for initiatives that address cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary diseases by implementing policy and systems changes related to anti-displacement housing efforts that include land-use planning or affordability that addresses housing stability in communities in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants
Funding for United Methodist Churches in rural areas of North Carolina for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Data Coordinating Center
Funding for a Data Coordinating Center to work with research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Research Sites
Funding for 3 research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities. Combined, all the communities participating in a single research site application must demonstrate having experienced at least 150 opioid related overdose fatalities, 15% of these fatalities must be in rural communities, and a rate of 25 opioid related overdose fatalities per 100,000 persons or higher in the past year, based on the most recent complete year of data available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities in 2019 include prescription drug and opioid abuse, education, and public safety.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 12, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2019
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Alabama Power Foundation Grant
Offers funds to nonprofit organizations in Alabama working in the areas of health, human services, arts and culture, community development, education, and environmental stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Power Foundation
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Small Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations in Maryland and northeastern Pennsylvania working in the areas of basic human needs, health, disabilities, education, community support, the elderly, veterans, and workforce development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland and Northeastern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Massachusetts Catalyst Fund
Awards grants to help community-based organizations strengthen their capacity to expand access to healthcare in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation