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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.

Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support the planning, development, and implementation of integrated healthcare networks within the Delta Region that collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic healthcare services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The High Obesity Program (HOP) Inactive
Funding to implement evidence-based strategies and leverage partner resources to address obesity and its associated factors in populations of focus related to poor diet and/or physical inactivity. Rural communities are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
School-Based Interventions to Promote Equity and Improve Health, Academic Achievement, and Well-Being of Students Inactive
Funding to protect and improve the health and well-being of school-age children and adolescents in underserved and disproportionately affected communities. Projects should increase physical activity, healthy dietary behaviors, and self-management of chronic health conditions among students and implement strategies and activities at the school level that promote student and staff health. Projects should also address social determinants of health and reach populations such as racial/ethnic minority students, students receiving free and reduced lunch, students of lower socioeconomic status, and those who live in rural/sparsely populated areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wisconsin School Health Award Inactive
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: Feb 8, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Virginia Healthy Communities Action Teams to Prevent Childhood Obesity Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations, coalitions, and teams in Virginia to develop Healthy Community Action Teams to promote policy, systems, and environmental changes that will help children and adolescents reach and maintain healthy weights. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2022
Sponsor: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Inactive
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health 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 12, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native Youth on the Move Grants Inactive
Grants to support existing projects that focus on improving and sustaining native youth health in New Mexico in the areas of physical activity, access to healthy foods, youth leadership, and cultural connections.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2022
Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
Small, Rural School Achievement Grant Program Inactive
Funding for small, rural Local Education Agencies for initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. Activities may include drug prevention, violence prevention, school-based health services, and other health-related programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Fuel Up to Play 60 Grants Inactive
Funding for schools to improve opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2022
Sponsor: Fuel Up to Play 60
Tribal Practices for Wellness In Indian Country Inactive
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