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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Physical activity

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 16, 2022
Sponsor: Wellmark Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program
Funding to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Capital support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2022
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country
Grants to support tribal practices that build resiliency and connections to community, family, and culture, which over time, can reduce risk factors for chronic disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin School Health Award
Recognizes and celebrates schools in Wisconsin that have policies, programs, and the infrastructure to help students develop lifelong healthy behaviors and achieve their full academic potential.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to develop a product, process, or service with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined population groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Daniels Fund Grants
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Colorado and Wyoming working in the areas of aging, drug and alcohol addiction, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Daniels Fund
Foundation For the Mid South Grants
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi working in the areas of health disparities, physical health, mental health, education, financial security, and the growth and prosperity of communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation For the Mid South
California Rural Recreation and Tourism Program Inactive
Grants to create new recreation opportunities within rural communities of California to support health and economic goals.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2022
Sponsor: California Department of Parks and Recreation
Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Inactive
Funding to develop, adapt, and test interventions to address risk factors for cancer in rural populations. Applications should focus on primary prevention and assess and address one or more of the social and behavioral risk factors that contribute to cancer disparities in rural populations: tobacco use; diet, physical activity and weight; alcohol use; UV exposure; and HPV vaccination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services