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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.

Migrant and Seasonal Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants Inactive
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming for migrant and seasonal families, 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
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
State/Tribal/Territorial Partnership Initiative to Document and Sustain Disparity-Reducing Interventions Inactive
Grants for projects to demonstrate if modifications to existing evidence-informed interventions for specific health issues will improve health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2020
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Local Foods, Local Places Inactive
Provides direct technical assistance to communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Nutrition Paraprofessional Training Project Inactive
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
USDA WIC Telehealth Innovations Project Inactive
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
Tribal College Research Area of Expertise Inactive
Grants for 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants Inactive
Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, and health. Specific project initiatives include food and hunger; economic development; daycare programs; hospital and healthcare agencies; health screenings; health education; AIDS/HIV prevention and education; and equipment for healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Grants have been awarded in 36 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2018
Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral healthcare services in rural, underserved communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of direct-to-consumer telehealth technologies for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Accountable Health Communities Model Inactive
Grant objective is to test whether screening beneficiaries for health-related social needs and associated referrals to and navigation of community-based services will improve quality and affordability in Medicare and Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services