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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.

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants to support the needs of local communities in the areas of hunger, nutrition, women's economic empowerment, career opportunities, and sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
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: Jan 1, 2018
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, and arts and humanities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2018
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Awards grants to organizations that provide direct services such as transportation, food, shelter, mental health, and physical rehabilitation to disabled veterans.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2018
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Health Care Division
Grants for organizations that serve financially needy residents of North Carolina and work in the areas of primary care, prevention, diabetes, mental health, and substance abuse.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2018
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger; housing; health and safety; human services; education; and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation
Colorado Fresh Food Financing Fund (CO4F)
Provides low-interest loans and a limited number of grants to support activities and businesses that improve access to healthy food retail and remove barriers that prevent Colorado's underserved populations from obtaining healthy food.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
Community Food Projects Technical Assistance
One-on-one technical assistance, educational resources, and professional development opportunities for current grantees and potential applicants of the USDA Community Food Projects grant program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition
Developing Healthy Places
Funding to improve the places that shape health, including programs that promote healthy housing and neighborhoods, food systems for low-income communities, and equitable transportation and land use.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kresge Foundation
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development