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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.

Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Equipment and Physical Improvement Grant
Grants to assist grocery stores and small food retailers in making physical improvements and purchasing equipment in order to increase access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low and moderate income areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Technical Assistance Grant
Grants to help technical assistance providers in Minnesota work with new and existing for-profit, nonprofit, and cooperative self-service retail food establishments with needs-based assistance. The program goal is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
The High Obesity Program (HOP)
Funding to implement evidence-based strategies and leverage partner resources to address obesity and its associated factors in populations of focus related to poor diet and/or physical inactivity. Rural communities are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Apr 1, 2023
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
AmeriCorps Seniors Native Nations and Indigenous Elders Senior Demonstration Program
Funding for projects that engage adults ages 55 and older in volunteerism in underserved indigenous and native communities. Program priorities include public health, climate, the environment, education, and economic opportunity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants
Funding for United Methodist Churches in rural areas of North Carolina for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: May 10, 2023
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Trull Foundation Grants
Grants to nonprofits and other eligible organizations for projects in Texas that support children in rural areas, individuals impacted by substance abuse, residents of the Palacios area, and the coastal Texas environment.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2023
Sponsor: Trull Foundation
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Stimulating Research to Understand and Address Hunger, Food, and Nutrition Insecurity
Notice of Special Interest for research on interventions that address nutrition security and the mechanisms of food insecurity on a variety of health outcomes. Priority populations include racial/ethnic minority populations, lower income populations, and rural and remote populations including tribal communities and insular areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2024
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health