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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.

Massachusetts Special Initiatives Grants
Grants for activities in Massachusetts that protect the availability of coverage and care for the most vulnerable and low-income people in the state, and for activities that support linkages between social services in housing and food security and healthcare that help to improve outcomes for residents.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
Small, Rural School Achievement Grant Program
Funding for small, rural Local Education Agencies for initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. Activities may include drug prevention, violence prevention, school-based health services, and other health-related programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Michigan Building Healthy Communities Elementary School Program
Assistance for Michigan elementary schools to undergo a healthy school transformation, which will involve infusing healthy nutrition, education, and physical exercise throughout the school environment to increase children's health, fight childhood obesity, and improve academic achievement.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Wayne State University
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: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Montana Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, substance abuse prevention, and suicide prevention for children in the state of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, Health Care Services Corporation
Establishing the 3E's Nutrition Grant Program (Establish3E)
Funding for the creation of nutrition education programs in childcare institutions and community organizations that work with children 3-5 years of age in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 2, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and extension community development programs.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii and Alaska
Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas
Grants to institutions of higher education in U.S. territories, commonwealth, and freely associated states designed to strengthen the capacity to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences through distance education technology.
Geographic coverage: Atlantic Territory and Commonwealth and the Pacific Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Massachusetts School Breakfast Grants
Grants to launch or expand alternative school breakfast programs in high-poverty schools and districts in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsor: Eos Foundation
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture