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Arkansas Funding & Opportunities

Arkansas Rural Services Block Grant Program Inactive
Funding to assist rural communities in Arkansas with development and improvement of local community facilities, including fire departments, and the purchase of fire safety and life-saving equipment.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2023
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy Inactive
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.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2023
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
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
Application Deadline: 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 Program Inactive
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 3, 2023
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Arkansas Rural Health Scholarship Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2023
Sponsor: Dr. Rhys Branman
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support the planning, development, and implementation of integrated healthcare networks within the Delta Region that collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic healthcare services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Grants Inactive
Capacity building grants and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in 12 southern states.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
Sponsors: Emory University COMPASS Coordinating Center, Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Save the Children Rural Child Hunger Innovation Lab Inactive
Flexible grant funding, a training/planning incubation workshop, ongoing technical assistance, and a community learning cohort for rural communities to plan, design, and implement creative approaches to address child hunger.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 states
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2022
Sponsor: Save the Children
Creative Placemaking for Rural Initiative Inactive
Support and technical assistance to host a virtual and/or on-site local Placemaking Workshop or participate in the Placemaking Learning Cohort. The initiative will focus on improving rural prosperity and building the capacity of rural organizations to create and implement innovative placemaking strategies into their larger community development planning goals and activities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2022
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Council
Medicare Savings Programs Grant Inactive
Grants to educate, engage, and enroll eligible older adults with low income in Medicare Savings Programs. The program is available in 21 states and Puerto Rico and has a focus on underserved populations, including minorities and those living in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 22 U.S. states and territories
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2022
Sponsor: AARP

Last Updated: 6/20/2023