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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Food security and nutrition

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

Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program
Supplies Michigan students, teachers, and administrators with the resources and tools needed to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, New York, Texas. A list of the specific counties eligible in New York and Texas is available on the program website under the "Limits of Geography" heading.
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Kansas Healthy Habits for Life
Grants to help schools in Kansas address childhood obesity by reducing cardiovascular risk factors, promoting physical activity, and encouraging healthy eating habits.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Oct 8, 2021
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
American Rescue Plan Act: Emergency Rural Health Care Grants
Grants to provide emergency funding for eligible Community Facilities applicants to help rural hospitals and local communities increase access to COVID-19 vaccines, testing, healthcare services (including telehealth), and food assistance.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 13, 2021
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
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