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Funding by Topic: Social connectedness

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

Delaware Highmark BluePrints Grants
Grants for health-related projects, programs, and supportive services in Delaware in the priority areas of healthcare access, economic stability, social and community context, and neighborhood and built environment.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2024
Sponsor: Delaware Community Foundation
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
AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants Inactive
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement and Expansion Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers provide companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Priority states and territories are listed in Appendix A of the application instructions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for initiatives that positively affect social determinants of health to reduce the risk of future disease and exacerbating health disparities in underrepresented populations in Colorado, with a focus on policy and systems change.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Barclay-Giel ​Seed Grants Inactive
Grants for public health projects that have a strong disease and/or injury prevention component that impacts the health of a community by promoting wellness, early detection, and early interventions. Past awards have been given for projects in rural and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Officers Foundation
Equity Community Organizing (ECO) Groups to Advance Health Equity in Aging in California Inactive
Funding to organize community groups designed to reduce health inequities for older adults in California. The focus is on communities of color and communities where race and ethnicity intersect with other factors such as age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, language, and/or immigration status leading to inequities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2023
Sponsors: California Health Care Foundation, The SCAN 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
Wisconsin Maternal and Child Health Equity Grants Inactive
Funding for community organizations in Wisconsin to develop and implement strategies to address social determinants that impact disparities in maternal and child health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2023
Sponsor: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Investing in Youth Resiliency In Appalachian Ohio Inactive
Funding to nonprofits and public organizations to develop, expand, or improve programs that will build resilience and increase protective factors for youth in Appalachian Ohio, with an emphasis on support for youth during out-of-school time.
Geographic coverage: 32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2022
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio; Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville