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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.

Quimby Family Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for projects focused on physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being in Maine. Grants work towards preventing and treating chronic diseases and conditions by addressing environmental connection, isolation and loneliness, sedentary lifestyles, and food systems. Historically, projects in rural communities have been considered a priority.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 8, 2024
Sponsor: Quimby Family Foundation
San Manuel Cares Grants Inactive
Funding for tribal governments and tribal nonprofit organizations in the areas of community services, healthy/resilient communities, and preserving cultural traditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
Sponsor: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
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 caregivers. Projects and initiatives should foster inclusion, community engagement, and health and wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
California Outdoor Equity Grants Program Inactive
Grants to improve the health and wellness of Californians through new educational and recreational activities, service learning, career pathways, and leadership opportunities that strengthen a connection to the natural world. The intent is to increase the ability of residents in underserved rural and urban communities to participate in outdoor experiences within their community, at state parks, and other public lands.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Parks and Recreation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Building Healthier Rural Community (BUILD) Grants Program Inactive
Funding to support health and well-being of rural North Dakotans and address the social determinants of health needs affecting communities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2023
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Kansas Healthy Habits for Life Inactive
Grants to help schools in Kansas address childhood obesity by reducing cardiovascular risk factors, promoting physical activity, encouraging healthy eating habits, and reinforcing positive mental health.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Oct 20, 2023
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
Infusing Equity into Built Environment for Better Health Inactive
Capital grants for built environment, such as playgrounds, parks, and outdoor spaces in Colorado that allow children, youth, and families to engage in physical activity more regularly. Priority is given to communities living on low income, communities of color, and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans Inactive
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include socially, economically, geographically, and environmentally disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan Impact Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects that work to lift people in Michigan out of poverty and address the disparities that affect the ability to afford necessities such as housing, child care, food, healthcare, and transportation. The program is focused on geographically disadvantaged areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2023
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Inactive
Grants for projects designed to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services