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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.

Colorado COVID Relief Fund
Grants for community-based organizations in Colorado to address prevention, impact, and recovery needs of communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2020
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
Direct payments to agricultural producers of eligible commodities that have been impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Youth Garden Grant
Awards funding and gardening supplies to schools and community organizations with youth-centered garden programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2020
Sponsor: KidsGardening.org
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, health and human services, quality of life, education, community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, public safety, and environmental sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
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
Farm to School Grant Program
Grants to plan, establish, and/or sustain a Farm to School program that improves access to local foods in schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2021
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants
Grants for projects that lead to self-directed, well-resourced, community supported food systems in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 14, 2021
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
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: U.S. Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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: Jan 28, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture