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Rural Health Information Hub

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.

Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to community coalitions in Louisiana to identify and address pressing community health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, mental health, obesity, workforce development, and healthcare access, quality, and cost.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Indiana Community Health Partnerships Trailblazer Award
Funding for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity in Indiana. Priority is given to projects that are focused on rural health and projects with a sustainability plan.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
A Cultural Approach to Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from chronic diseases and the prevalence of commercial tobacco use, prediabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, oral disease, and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis
Funding for special emphasis extension projects at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Projects allow extension offices to be responsive to community needs through projects that address youth, agriculture, economic development, or other issues important to stakeholders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Michigan Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools Through Project Healthy Schools
Technical assistance for schools in Michigan to establish a healthy school environment that encourages healthy eating and physical activity while supporting higher levels of academic achievement.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, University of Michigan
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: Oct 15, 2024
Sponsor: Connecticut Community 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
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
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
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2024
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council