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Georgia Funding & Opportunities

Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
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, 2024
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
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 28 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
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: Locations within the Appalachian Regional Commission service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Emory University CAPES Academy for Nursing Preceptors
Training and ongoing support for registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses transitioning into the role of clinical faculty or preceptors serving medically underserved areas within the Southeast.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Georgia AHEC Scholars Program
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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
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
Loans and Technical Assistance for FQHCs in Georgia
Loan capital and technical assistance for Federally Qualified Health Centers in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Capital Link, Community Health Center Capital Fund
Pathways to Practice Scholars Field Placement Program - Public Health Region IV
Field placements and stipends for current public health students in the Southeastern Region.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Region IV Public Health Training Center
Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC) J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in rural areas within the Southeast Crescent service area, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Locations within the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Crescent Regional Commission

Last Updated: 6/11/2024