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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.

EPA Region 6 Healthy Environmental Living Program Grant
Funding for communities in EPA Region 6 to reduce environmental risk to protect and improve human health and quality of life.
Geographic coverage: EPA Region 6 states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program
Grants to develop and expand existing farm to school initiatives and other food and learning initiatives with the overall goal of increasing knowledge of agriculture and improving the nutritional health of children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 31, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2022
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Indian Health Service Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I)
Funding for tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate behavioral health integration with primary care, community based settings, and/or integrate primary care, nutrition, diabetes care, and chronic disease management with behavioral health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Innovative Programming Awards
Grants for innovative programming to address the root causes of rural health disparities in Virginia. Focus areas include healthy mothers and babies, food access and nutrition, workforce development, behavioral health, and telehealth.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia State Office of Rural Health
Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Mini-Grant Program
Small grants to support health improvement projects in Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas
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: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program
Grants to promote equity in access to Extension outreach and provide resources to address long-standing needs among federally recognized tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program
Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2022
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation