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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.

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) for Institutions of Higher Education that Meet the Criteria for the Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Program Inactive
Formula grants for minority serving institutions of higher education to address needs directly related to the coronavirus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New Jersey Rural Health Community Initiative Grant Inactive
Grants to decrease morbidity and mortality rates among vulnerable rural populations in New Jersey through outreach, prevention, and education-based initiatives. Priority areas include chronic disease prevention and management, maternal and child health, cancer incidence and mortality, and behavioral health risk factors such as tobacco use and unhealthy eating habits.
Geographic coverage: Rural regions of Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Hunterdon, Ocean, Salem, Sussex, and Warren counties in New Jersey.
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2021
Sponsor: New Jersey Department of Health
NCOA Grants for New Benefits Enrollment Centers Inactive
Grants to community-based nonprofits to serve as Benefits Enrollment Centers that work to find and enroll eligible adults in 5 core federal benefit programs. Focuses on serving certain target population groups, including people living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): May 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Council on Aging
EPA Region 10 Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities Grant Program Inactive
Grants for eligible entities in EPA Region 10 to improve community health, resilience, and/or sustainability through pollution prevention and/or sustainable materials management implementation. Distribution of perishable food and food waste prevention in tribal communities are highlighted as potential projects.
Geographic coverage: EPA Region 10, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Notah Begay III Foundation Community Empowerment Grants Inactive
Grants to Native American communities for community-led, culturally-rooted programs that promote physical activity, healthy nutrition, youth development, and cultural connections.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
Citizens' Institute on Rural Design: Request for Host Applicants Inactive
Opportunity to host a leadership workshop and/or participate in a learning cohort that connects rural communities to design resources, enabling communities to act on ideas for improvements to a community's streets, buildings, public spaces, or landscapes to address the specific physical, environmental, social, and economic challenges facing rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsors: Housing Assistance Council, National Endowment for the Arts
California Tribal Fund: COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Grants Inactive
General operating support grants for California-based tribes and tribal organizations that are working towards long-term tribal community resiliency and recovery efforts from the COVID-19 emergency. The focus is on tribes and nonprofit tribal organizations with programs that protect Indigenous food systems, water, languages, traditional ecological knowledge, and land.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 20, 2020
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The California Endowment
American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants Inactive
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants Inactive
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming within a community, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services