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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.

South Carolina Wellness Inspired School Environments (WISE) Grants Inactive
Funding for schools in South Carolina to help them develop policies and programs to support physical activity and healthy eating.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina 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: Jan 8, 2020
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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
We R Native Youth Community Service Mini-Grants
Grants for American Indian and Alaska Native youth, 13-21 years old, with an adult mentor to support community service projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: WeRNative.org
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants for the development of integrated healthcare networks that work to address health problems that could not be solved by single entities working alone. Networks will achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Instructor Training Grants for Physical Activity Programs Inactive
Grants for local park and recreation agencies to train instructors in evidence-based physical activity programs that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life. Instructors must provide services to underserved populations, including populations of color, those living in/near the poverty level, those with limited access to healthcare and human services, rural and other remote geographic populations, and populations highly affected by chronic conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 26, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Recreation and Park Association
Rural Park and Recreation Agencies Learning Collaborative Grant Inactive
A 4-month learning collaborative for rural park and recreation agencies to explore and establish partnerships in communities to leverage assets and overcome the challenges faced when offering evidence-based programs and services in rural areas. The program is designed for agencies that offer evidence-based physical activity interventions that are designed to positively impact chronic disease management, increase physical activity engagement, help seniors age in place, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2019
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2019
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Kansas Healthy Habits for Life Inactive
Grants to help schools in Kansas address childhood obesity by reducing cardiovascular risk factors, promoting physical activity, and encouraging healthy eating habits.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Oct 18, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation