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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.

Health Careers Opportunity Program: The National HCOP Academies
Funds projects to increase and support opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter health professions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 29, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Hometown Safety Grant
Awards matching grants for one-time, safety-related purchases for communities served by Alliant Energy in Wisconsin and Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
National Health Security Award
An honorary award that recognizes local health departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in implementing health security-related initiatives within their jurisdictions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Tribal College Extension Special Emphasis Grants
Grants for tribal extension pilot projects that address National Institute of Food and Agriculture critical areas of reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity, improved food safety, increased food security, development of sustainable energy, and adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program: Capacity
Grants to establish and strengthen capacity to equip, train, and deploy extension educators and specialists to carry out tribal extension needs assessments and outreach activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program
Grants to expand opioid abuse prevention and education efforts while also promoting treatment, recovery, and partnership models involving first responders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health
Funding for research aimed at learning how national, state, local, and/or private sector policies can promote lifelong health and health equity for individuals, families, and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program
Funding to create and/or implement a plan to revitalize distressed HUD housing; improve outcomes of households living in the target housing related to employment, income, health, and education; and encourage public and private reinvestment in distressed neighborhoods to improve safety, schools, and commercial activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Awards funding to organizations in North Carolina or South Carolina working to address quality and safety of care, access to care, prevention of chronic disease, and improving the health of communities. Supports small rural hospitals with capital funding, technology development, and education and training programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment