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Georgia Funding & Opportunities

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 21 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in selected counties in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Georgia Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 1 year.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Dentists for Rural Areas Assistance Program
Loan repayment assistance for dental education student loan debt in return for a commitment to practice in underserved, rural areas of Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP)
Loan repayment assistance for Physician Assistants who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 12 months.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in rural Appalachian areas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: States within the Appalachian Region
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Georgia 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 Georgia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Scholarship for Obstetrical Simulation Course Emergencies & Catastrophes
Provides scholarships to attend obstetrical simulation course to family medicine physicians, nurse midwives and licensed midwives who practice in a rural healthcare setting in the southeastern United States.
Geographic coverage: Southeast United States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Provides low-interest loans to low-income rural communities for predevelopment costs, system upgrades, and new construction of water and wastewater services and facilities, as well as housing and community facilities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project
Southern HIV Impact Fund Urgent Action Grants
Grants for community-based and social justice organizations and coalitions in the South working in the areas of HIV prevention; care and support; and policy, advocacy, and movement building.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AIDS United
Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit Inactive
Georgia state law that allows tax credits for contributions made to rural hospitals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Community Health
Georgia AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Georgia that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
Georgia SHAPE School Nutrition and Physical Activity Grant Program Inactive
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
High Obesity Program Inactive
Funding for land grant college and university projects designed to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are above 40%.
Geographic coverage: Available to serve specific counties in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Certified Diabetes Educator Training Scholarships Inactive
Scholarships for a 3-day training for professionals preparing to take the Certified Diabetes Educator exam in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
Health Information Outreach Award: Southeastern/Atlantic Region Inactive
Funding for projects in the Southeastern/Atlantic region that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals’ access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Georgia Patient Centered Medical Home Supplemental Funding Grant Inactive
Funding for rural primary care physician practices in Georgia to improve quality of care as well as patient and provider experience of care through the Patient Centered Medical Home healthcare delivery model.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Georgia EmpowerHealth Capacity Building Grant Inactive
Capacity building grants to Georgia-based nonprofit organizations, hospitals, and quasi-governmental agencies to address critical organizational capacity needs that affect access, cost, and quality of health and healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Georgia Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award Inactive
Recognizes individuals, nonprofit health organizations, and community collaboratives in Georgia that work to improve the quality of health and healthcare of those they serve.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Health Impact Project Inactive
Grants to support the use of health impact assessment to improve local health outcomes and to build the capacity of organizations to conduct health impact assessments to bring both health evidence and community voice to decisions made in sectors outside of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts
Building the Capacity of CDFIs in Georgia Inactive
Technical assistance, operating, and capital grants to CDFIs in Georgia that provide financial and development services related to the social determinants of health in underserved rural areas and areas of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 12, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2017
Sponsors: Healthcare Georgia Foundation, Opportunity Finance Network
Sustainable Community Innovation Grant (SCIG) Program Inactive
Funds projects that promote both sustainable agriculture and community development strategies in the south, including projects such as farmers markers and nutrition classes.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 southern states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. See program guidance for details.
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2017
Sponsor: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
The Two Georgias Initiative Phase I: Community Health Partnership (CHP) & Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Inactive
Grants to support the statewide establishment of rural Community Health Partnerships with the vision and capacity to implement Community Health Improvement Plans that achieve measurable and sustainable improvements in rural health equity.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Young Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Persons of Color Inactive
Grants for community-based organizations to develop and implement Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention programs for young men of color who have sex with men and young transgender persons of color.
Geographic coverage: Available in 33 states and Puerto Rico
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 27, 2016
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Georgia Rural Health Network Grant Program Inactive
Provides grants for the implementation or expansion of rural health networks through the coordination of care and/or education in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2016
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Community Health
Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Grant Program Inactive
Offers grants for projects that use creative strategies to improve coordination among USDA-FNS Child Nutrition programs and other nutrition programs, with the aim of increasing participation rates among families with children in persistently poor, rural counties.
Geographic coverage: Available in 15 states
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2015
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2015
Sponsor: Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy among Youth from Vulnerable Populations Inactive
Awards funding to create networks of publicly-funded health centers that will work with other vulnerable youth-serving entities to create linkages of care and make referrals with the intention of reducing the teen birth rate and increasing the accessibility and usage of sexual and reproductive health services.
Geographic coverage: Available in 23 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Updated: 10/4/2018