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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Obesity and weight control

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Matching Assets To Community Health (MATCH) Program
Funding for projects in Iowa and South Dakota that address healthy eating and active lifestyles.
Geographic coverage: Iowa and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2023
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
A Strategic Approach to Advancing Health Equity for Priority Populations with or at Risk for Diabetes
Funding for evidence-based interventions to decrease risk for type 2 diabetes among adults with prediabetes and improve self-care practices, quality of care, and early detection of complications among people with diabetes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 20, 2023
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program
Grants to support the planning, development, and implementation of integrated healthcare networks within the Delta Region that collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic healthcare services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Alaska Native-Serving Institutions and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions to carry out education, applied research, and extension community development programs.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii and Alaska
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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
Highmark Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania in the areas of chronic disease, family health, and service delivery systems.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Western and Central Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Highmark Foundation
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program Inactive
Funding to promote the healthy nutrition of mothers, children, and families by establishing and enhancing MCH Nutrition Training Programs to provide training for future and current MCH nutrition professionals and nutrition-focused technical assistance to state Title V and other MCH programs. There is also the opportunity to apply for additional funding for the optional Nutrition Workforce Equity enhancement. Programs should implement a curricula that provides nutrition-focused clinical preparation in multiple settings emphasizing integration of MCH nutrition services and expanding the reach of MCH nutrition services in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2023
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services