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Georgia Funding & Opportunities

Georgia Patient Centered Medical Home Supplemental Funding Grant
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
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
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
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Dentists for Rural Areas Assistance Program Inactive
Repayment of 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, 2017
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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, 2017
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP) Inactive
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, 2017
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Inactive
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter; education and youth development; environmental stewardship; and human services.
Geographic coverage: Available to specific cities in 21 states. See the Where We Give section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2017
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Southern HIV Impact Fund Inactive
A combination of grants and technical assistance to 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
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2017
Sponsor: AIDS United
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
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, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) Inactive
Provides funds for state agencies to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder in states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita.
Geographic coverage: 17 states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants Inactive
Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, health, and hospitals. Specific project initiatives include food and hunger; economic development; daycare programs; hospital and healthcare agencies; health screenings; health education; AIDS/HIV prevention and education; and equipment for healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 27 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2017
Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
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
Georgia SHAPE Grants Inactive
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2017
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
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
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA) Inactive
Pays medical education student loan debt for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
TrueBlue Community Awards Inactive
Awards to recognize nonprofit organizations in Georgia that work in the areas of children, education, seniors, energy assistance, and environmental sustainability.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2016
Sponsor: Georgia Natural Gas
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
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost Prevention Inactive
Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 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
Services Planning Research in the Appalachian Region to Address Adverse Health Consequences Associated with Increased Opioid Injection Drug Use Inactive
Provides funding for services planning research grants to develop an understanding of the patterns, causes and effects of opioid injection drug use, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), HIV infection risk, and other adverse health consequences of drug use in Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian Region
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2016
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots Inactive
Awards funding to research, document, and examine health conditions in the Appalachian region. Researchers should document health disparities; identify communities that have better than expected health outcomes; and identify community-based models and policy implications.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2015
Sponsor: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
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: 11/2/2017