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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.

USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Inactive
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Eating Research Grants Inactive
Grants for research to identify policy, systems, and environmental strategies that have the strongest potential to reduce sugar-sweetened beverages and increase safe drinking water access and intake among low-income and children of color who are at greatest risk for poor nutrition and obesity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2020
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2020
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Oklahoma Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grants Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2020
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Health Care Services Corporation
New Mexico Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to support nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsors: BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico, Health Care Service Corporation
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program Inactive
Grants to provide graduate and postgraduate traineeship programs at eligible institutions of higher education for meeting the national need to develop scientific and professional expertise in the Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Travel Awards for AI/AN Undergraduate Students Inactive
Travel awards to attend the Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Conference. Awards will go to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate students who have an interest in biomedical research relating to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) mission areas. Students who receive travel awards will be given priority to participate in the NIDDK Summer Research Training Program in 2021.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2020
Sponsors: Association of American Indian Physicians, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program Inactive
Funding to enhance nursing education and strengthen the nursing workforce through experiential learning opportunities, including the use of simulation-based technology to improve the health of patients, families, and communities in rural and medically underserved areas experiencing diseases and conditions that affect public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services