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Florida Funding & Opportunities

Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awarded projects are broad in range, and include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
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, 2023
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
Southeast Rural Community Development Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
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
Florida Health Literacy Initiative Grants Inactive
Grants to help Florida adult English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and family literacy programs integrate health education into their instruction. The initiative is seeking to cover all areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2023
Sponsors: Florida Blue Foundation, Florida Literacy Coalition
Florida Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Florida, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Oct 14, 2022
Sponsor: Florida Health
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: 3/3/2023