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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.

Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award
Monetary awards to recognize extraordinary volunteer service in areas with 25,000 people or less, with a goal of raising awareness of the need for citizens to fill critical civic roles including local government boards and councils, volunteer firefighters, EMTs, and advisory committees that support other key local government functions in small localities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsors: Main Street America, National Association of Counties, National Association of Towns and Townships, National Volunteer Fire Council, Points of Light
Georgia Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award
Recognizes individuals, nonprofit health organizations, and community collaboratives in Georgia that work to improve the quality of health and healthcare of those they serve.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $5,000 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Bayer Fund
Wrigley Company Foundation Healthier Smiles Grant Program
Provides funding to dental hygienists for projects aimed at improving oral health, increasing access to care in underserved communities, and providing oral health education with strong preventive components.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsors: American Dental Hygienists' Association, The Mars Wrigley Company Foundation
Louisiana Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants
Grants to coalitions working to close the gaps in health and education for Louisiana's children by addressing structural inequities and access.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to organizations working to implement educational, recruitment, retention, and related programs to meet pressing needs in Louisiana's healthcare workforce.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations and public agencies in the United States that are using volunteers to improve communities, with a focus on veterans and diverse, underserved communities. Grants are given in the form of gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsor: The Home Depot 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 include COVID-19 response and recovery, education, environmental health, and rural intermediary organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps State and National Tribal Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
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