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Rural Health Information Hub

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.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals
Grants for innovative projects that are working to build a culture of health, ensuring that everyone has access to the care they need and all families have the opportunity to make healthier choices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Rural Grocery Specialist Program
A training for resource professionals to better support rural grocers through business transition. The Rural Grocery Initiative works to support healthy food options, jobs, local tax base, and attraction/retention of residents in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Grocery Initiative
Sponsoring Conference Participation for Organizations in New York
Sponsors community-based organizations, health departments, and other low-resource organizations to attend and present at local, state, and national conferences related to connecting New Yorkers with healthy food, empowering healthcare consumers, and meeting the needs of returning veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New York Health Foundation
Summer Food Service Program
Funding to provide free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need during the summer months.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
T.L.L. Temple Foundation Grants for Eastern Texas
Grants for projects in the T.L.L. Temple Foundation service area of rural communities in Eastern Texas. Priorities include education, economic opportunity, health, human services, arts, and culture.
Geographic coverage: 23 counties in Eastern Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: T.L.L. Temple Foundation
USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program
Direct USDA loans and/or grants to purchase, construct, enlarge, or improve essential community facilities for healthcare, public safety, education, and public services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
USDA Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program
Loans from eligible private lenders, guaranteed by USDA, to help build essential community facilities in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Vitalyst Health Foundation: Technical Assistance for Nonprofits in Arizona
Technical assistance and capacity building resources for community-based leaders, organizations, and coalitions working to improve the health of communities across Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona, Vitalyst Health Foundation
Wildhorse Foundation Rapid Response 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 for small needs that surface throughout the year 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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
American Heart Association Rural Midwest Library Grant Inactive
Funding for rural libraries to leverage community assets to help address health challenges such as high blood pressure, nutrition insecurity, cardiovascular disease, and tobacco use.
Geographic coverage: The American Health Association Midwest Region
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: American Heart Association