Delta Leadership Institute Executive AcademyInactive
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Medical Student Education ProgramInactive
Grants for public medical schools to expand or support education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Jul 14, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Delta Health Care Services Grant ProgramInactive
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
Jul 3, 2023
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Jun 25, 2023
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border RegionsInactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Jun 13, 2023
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Arkansas Rural Health ScholarshipInactive
Scholarship program designed to assist healthcare students in Arkansas with education costs while encouraging them to serve and practice in underserved rural areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Jun 2, 2023
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local GrantsInactive
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community spaces, environmental sustainability, and local needs. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented populations in target communities.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
May 31, 2023
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation
Delta Health Systems Implementation ProgramInactive
Funding to improve healthcare delivery and healthcare access in rural areas of the Delta region. Projects should focus on financial and operational improvement, quality improvement, telehealth, and workforce development in hospitals.
Geographic coverage: 252 counties and parishes within the 8 state Delta region
May 18, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kerr Foundation GrantsInactive
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Letter of Intent
Apr 30, 2023
Jun 30, 2023
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation