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Arkansas Funding & Opportunities

Delta Health Care Services Grant Program
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2022
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Regular Grants
Grants to organizations in Arkansas working to create better health for all Arkansans. Funding is focused on community-based solutions that nurture community health leadership; foster collaboration and innovation; and leverage financial, human, and community resources to produce measurable, positive impacts.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas
Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program
Funding to improve quality of life in rural Arkansas, including emergency services and the development and improvement of community facilities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2022
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
Arkansas Giving Tree Grants
Supports a broad range of projects that address local needs in Arkansas, including organizations working in health and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsor: Arkansas Community Foundation
Arkansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Arkansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Health
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 25 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Barriers to Care and Risk of HIV-Associated Comorbidities among Vulnerable Population Groups
Notice of Special Interest for research that analyzes barriers to care and risk of HIV-associated comorbidities among disproportionally vulnerable and affected population groups of people living with or at risk for HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: 57 priority jurisdictions including 7 states with a substantial rural HIV burden
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
American Connection Corps Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and under-resourced communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 10 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Heartland Forward, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Lead for America
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger, housing, health and safety, human services, education, social/racial equity, and the environment in American Electric Power's 11-state service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation
Arkansas AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Arkansas that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Programs

Last Updated: 7/5/2022