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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.

Minnesota Small Cities Development Program
Grant to help Minnesota cities with fewer than 50,000 residents and counties with fewer than 200,000 with funding for housing, public infrastructure, and commercial rehabilitation projects.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Employment and Economic Development Department
Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy
A one-year fellowship designed to prepare physician-leaders who will work to improve the capacity of the healthcare system to provide access to high quality care for historically marginalized populations. The program provides academic training and coursework, including an MPH or MPA. Physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, including American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsors: Commonwealth Fund, Harvard University
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Lead Poisoning Prevention Mini-Grants: Increasing Rural Community Capacity for Lead Poisoning Prevention
Funding and technical assistance to build capacity and advance evidence-based efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 8, 2023
Sponsor: National Center for Healthy Housing
Wisconsin AHEC Community Health Immersion
A multi-day program designed to give health professions students in Wisconsin the opportunity to explore healthcare delivery and public health in medically underserved areas and learn from students in other disciplines.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Dec 8, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
Reaching Rural: Advancing Collaborative Solutions
A 1-year training and technical assistance initiative designed to help public safety and public health practitioners and other community stakeholders collaborate more effectively to address substance use and misuse in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, State Justice Institute, U.S. Department of Justice
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Student Leaders in Public Health Program
Awards for college students to support public health focused field placements and faculty-student collaborative projects. Field placements working with medically underserved, rural, and tribal populations are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota (Rocky Mountain Region)
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center
Colorado Environmental Justice Grant Program: Community Solutions to Improve Environmental Health
Funding for projects that avoid, minimize, measure, and mitigate environmental health risks. Projects should advance a healthy and sustainable Colorado where everyone has equitable protection from environmental health risks. Applications from rural, tribal, communities of color, and low-income communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
NACCHO's Model Practices Award
Recognizes and honors outstanding local health officials and practices in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2023
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials