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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.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Travel Awards for AI/AN Undergraduate Students
Travel awards to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Conference. Awards will go to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas. Students who receive travel awards will be given priority to participate in the NIDDK Summer Research Training Program in 2020.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2019
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Louisiana Community Health Grants
Grants for programs across the state of Louisiana that target food support, security, and sustainability, as well as programs that contribute to strengthening individuals, families, and communities through food resources that include nutrition, health, and wellness education.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2019
Sponsor: Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant
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): Jun 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
USDA WIC Telehealth Innovations Project
A cooperative agreement for a single entity to support the implementation and evaluation of telehealth services in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) federal nutrition assistance program that serves low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women; infants; and children up to 5 years old who are at nutrition risk. The purpose of the telehealth program is to supplement the nutrition education and breastfeeding support offered in WIC clinics, and to decrease barriers to access to WIC services, particularly in rural communities, and other populations facing barriers to accessing support.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
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: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service Program
Forgivable loans for certain allied healthcare profession students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
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: Jul 1, 2019
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Nutrition Paraprofessional Training Project
Funding for a single entity to develop and deliver a pilot nutrition paraprofessional training project for FDPIR staff working at local program sites. Training tools and resources should support the efforts of FDPIR local staff in conducting nutrition education activities for FDPIR participants who receive USDA foods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Oregon Community Grant Program
Grants for projects in Oregon that address health and well-being of vulnerable populations; educational opportunities and achievement; arts and culture; or community livability, environment, and citizen engagement.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2019
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
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: Jul 19, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation