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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 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
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
COMPASS Initiative Core Grants
Grants to community-based organizations that prioritize HIV/AIDS prevention and/or care services across the southern United States. Funding may be used for a variety of organizational and staff resources, including technology and software, meeting space costs, conference attendance fees, professional development, and continuing education.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Assistance and Training
Training and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in the 9 Deep South states. Topics include organizational capacity building, stigma reduction, cultural competency, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
COMPASS Initiative SPARK! Grants
Grants for community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the deep south that work to reduce stigma and change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around HIV and AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
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 and Catastrophes
Provides scholarships for an 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
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
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: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
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 26, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Georgia Remote Critical Care Services Grant Inactive
Grants to offset startup costs for rural hospitals in Georgia to partner with Emory Healthcare to implement an electronic intensive care unit program.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2020
Sponsors: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Georgia Emergency Department Upgrade for Behavioral Health Patients Inactive
Funding for small rural hospitals in Georgia counties with populations less than 35,000 to make upgrades to emergency departments for compliance with the CMS Condition of Participation (CoP) Ligature Risk Interpretive Guidelines.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2020
Sponsors: Georgia Department of Community Health, Georgia State Office of Rural Health
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA) Inactive
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, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
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: Nov 30, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network
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 18, 2019
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
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, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
Georgia Dentists for Rural Areas Assistance Program Inactive
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, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
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, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Community Health
Community Voices for Health Inactive
Grants to lead organizations to support ongoing ways for people to engage; to help their voices be a part of decisions around healthcare, social service, and public health systems; to support their efforts to solve problems; and to strengthen their community networks. Reaching rural and other health disparity populations is a priority.
Geographic coverage: Grants are open to organizations based and working in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations across the southern United States to support the development and implementation of programs and activities that address the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including organizational capacity building; wellbeing, mental health, trauma-informed care, substance use, and telehealth; and HIV-related stigma reduction.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program Inactive
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Department of Public Health
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support new or existing best practice or promising approaches programs that address high burden and costly chronic diseases and underlying risk factors that have proven evidence-based interventions, including asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 9, 2019
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Southern HIV Impact Fund Urgent Action Grants Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2019
Sponsor: AIDS United
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
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
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: 4/13/2020