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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Educational attainment

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

AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Expansion Sponsor Competition
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2021
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
Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grant Program Inactive
Grants designed to create opportunities for economic development and improved quality of life in Appalachian Alabama. Project goals include economic opportunities, critical infrastructure, leadership/community capacity, natural/cultural assets, and workforce (including healthcare initiatives).
Geographic coverage: Counties in Appalachian Alabama.
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2020
Sponsors: Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Appalachian Regional Commission
I'm a Child of Appalachia Fund: Fostering Youth Resiliency Grants Inactive
Grants to build resilience and increase protective factors for youth in Appalachian Ohio by addressing the social, economic, educational, and health challenges arising as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2020
Sponsors: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville
HUD Community Compass Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Inactive
Funding for technical assistance and capacity building activities to help organizations implement HUD programs successfully and sustainably, as well as provide effective administrative and managerial oversight of HUD funding. This includes building the capacity of rural organizations that provide services in the areas of housing, housing counseling, economic empowerment, educational advancement, health, wellness, and family self-sufficiency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2020
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2020
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants Inactive
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: Apr 9, 2020
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio Inactive
Grants for public and nonprofit organizations in Appalachian Ohio for projects related to education, support for community leaders, regional networking opportunities, and the provision of basic human needs.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio