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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.

Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Mar 10, 2021
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
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: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants
Grants for native community projects in the areas of violence against women, crisis response, community empowerment, cultural vitality, and land and water stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program
Funding to support projects that will increase the purchase of fruit and vegetables among low-income consumers who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by providing incentives at the point of purchase.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Higher Education Challenge Grants Program
Grants to colleges and universities to provide quality education necessary to produce baccalaureate or higher degree level graduates capable of strengthening the nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program
Funding for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to promote economic revitalization in low-income communities. Works to build capacity of programs that serve low-income people who lack access to affordable financial products and services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant
Funding to provide nutrition education for participants of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, resulting in healthier food choices and a better understanding of healthy food preparation methods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Native American Community Development Financial Institution Assistance Program (NACA)
Funding to increase access to credit, capital, and financial services in Native Communities through the creation and expansion of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) primarily serving Native Communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Treasury