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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.

Illinois Community Recovery and Rebuild Fund Inactive
Grants to support innovative direct services in Illinois dedicated to advancing health system objectives that improve health condition and health insurance literacy, increase access to healthcare, enhance care coordination, and address social determinants of health to reduce health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 8, 2022
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Evaluating the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Food and Housing Policies and Programs on Health Outcomes in Health Disparity Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for research to identify and evaluate the ongoing and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing specifically on governmental (local, state, tribal, federal) policy and programmatic actions that address two specific social determinants of health: food/nutrition security and housing security. Projects should examine how these food/nutrition and housing policies and programs aimed at lessening the effects of the pandemic impacted health and health equity in individuals, families, and communities from health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indiana Health Issues and Challenges Grants Inactive
Grants for programs focused on addressing health issues and challenges within Indiana. Funds must be used for improving health outcomes in one or more priority areas including tobacco use, food insecurity/obesity, lead exposure, hepatitis C, chronic disease, and public health prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsor: Indiana Department of Health
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program Inactive
Grants to support research and extension activities that increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas who will pursue and complete a postsecondary degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The target audience is K-14 students, meaning kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, such as vocational technical institutions and community/junior colleges. Projects should focus on challenges facing agriculture and rural communities, such as increasing global demand for food production in the face of limited natural resources; improving health and reducing obesity; and increasing economic opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant Program (FDPNE) Inactive
Funding to provide nutrition education for participants of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, resulting in healthier food choices and a better understanding of healthy food preparation methods.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country Inactive
Grants to support tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program Inactive
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
Indian Health Service Behavioral Health Integration Initiative (BH2I) Inactive
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
EPA Region 6 Healthy Environmental Living Program Grant Inactive
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
California Child and Adult Care Food Program – Day Care Home Expansion Funds Inactive
Payments to California day care home (DCH) sponsors for administrative costs associated with increasing the number of DCH providers participating in USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program in low-income and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsor: California Department of Social Services