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California Funding & Opportunities

California Health Equity Fellowship
A professional development and stipend opportunity for reporters in California to pursue projects on overlooked health and health equity issues and tell stories designed to improve health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2023
Sponsor: USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism
California Outdoor Equity Grants Program
Grants to improve the health and wellness of Californians through new educational and recreational activities, service learning, career pathways, and leadership opportunities that strengthen a connection to the natural world. The intent is to increase the ability of residents in underserved rural and urban communities to participate in outdoor experiences within their community, at state parks, and other public lands.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Parks and Recreation
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
California Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant
Funding for the cleanup of illegal solid waste sites on farm or ranch property in California that is in need of cleanup to abate a public health and safety threat and/or a threat to the environment.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2024
Sponsor: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
California Tribal Homekey Program
Funding to sustain and rapidly expand housing for households experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and who are impacted by or at increased risk for medical diseases or conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants are focused on tribal households in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2024
Sponsor: California Department of Housing and Community Development
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
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and emerging communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 30 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Caregiver Grants
Grants to California-based nonprofit organizations for projects designed to provide education, skills training, and/or respite for family, professional, and volunteer caregivers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare equity and access, community well-being, economic security, and community leadership for change. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation
California AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in California that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Area Health Education Center Program

Last Updated: 9/26/2023