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Funding by Topic: Public health

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment and prevention education tools for first responders and public safety organizations. The Foundation recognizes the needs of rural and volunteer departments throughout the country and will consider their applications despite not being within 60 miles of a Firehouse Subs restaurant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Emergency Response Equipment Grant Program
Funding for the purchase of emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance departments in rural parts of Compeer Financial’s service area.
Geographic coverage: Specific counties in Wisconsin and Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Louisiana Collective Impact Grant
Grants to grass-roots coalitions in Louisiana to identify a pressing community health issue and tackle the root causes of that issue through changes in policies, practices, social supports, and the physical environment.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Alliant Energy Foundation Hometown Safety Grant
Grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2018
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 and R03)
Funding for research that seeks to identify, develop, test, evaluate and/or refine strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices into public health, clinical practice, and community settings. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants
Grants for organizations that assist communities with water or wastewater operations through technical assistance and/or training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 9, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Arizona Innovation Grants
Grants for innovative projects that test and implement solutions designed to reduce structural and systemic gaps in access, outcomes, or opportunities to improve the health of individuals and communities in Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2019
Sponsor: Vitalyst Health Foundation
Wisconsin Community Grant Program
Grants for for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin through education and outreach.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2018
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, and adolescents in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services