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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.

Equitable Community-Designed Outdoor Spaces in Colorado
Planning grants for the design and construction of outdoor spaces, such as playgrounds and parks across Colorado that allow children, youth, and families to become co-designers of their own spaces for physical activity while fostering a sense of community, agency, and belonging. Priority will be given to projects in low-income, communities of color, and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2025
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Community Level Interventions to Improve Minority Health and Reduce Health Disparities (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research to develop and test community-level interventions to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. Populations of focus include American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, and underserved rural populations, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2027
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
Native American Fitness Instructor Certification Courses
Courses for native fitness instructors to take Native American Fitness Council courses that lead to certification.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Native American Fitness Council
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
Vitalyst Health Foundation: Technical Assistance for Nonprofits in Arizona
Technical assistance and capacity building resources for community-based leaders, organizations, and coalitions working to improve the health of communities across Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona, Vitalyst Health Foundation
Colorado Comprecare Fund Inactive
Grants for either program support and/or general operating support for organizations working toward optimal wellness for older adults in Colorado. This is a statewide fund, and organizations in rural and urban areas are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsor: The Denver Foundation
Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Opportunity to Advance Resilience in Disadvantaged Communities (SOAR) Inactive
Funding for planning, implementation, outreach, training, capacity, and staff-building projects in Southeastern New England. Projects should address climate change and the historic, long term impacts of environmental and social injustices in disadvantaged communities. Tribal lands are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, and the 3 tribal nations within the geography
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska Native tribal governments, which are central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: May 22, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services