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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Community engagement and volunteerism

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

Oregon Community Grant Program
Grants for projects in Oregon that address health and well-being of vulnerable populations; educational opportunities and achievement; arts and culture; or community livability, environment, and citizen engagement.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsor: Oregon Community 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): Jul 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2020
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2020
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation Grant
Grants for nonprofit organizations that are engaged in efforts to improve oral health for underserved Wisconsin residents.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Dental Association
Culture of Health Prize
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that are prioritizing health and empowering people in the community to live healthier lives, especially historically marginalized populations and those facing the greatest barriers to good health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Projects should utilize telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning strategies for education and training in minority rural communities related to opioids, preventing spread of COVID-19, and/or mitigating infection and transmission of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Alabama Power Foundation Grant
Grants for 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
Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Caregiver Grants
Grants to California-based nonprofit organizations for projects designed to provide education, skills training, and/or respite for family, professional, and volunteer caregivers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Provider Tax Credit
Offers a personal income tax credit to emergency medical services providers who volunteer their services to rural communities in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health