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Kansas Funding & Opportunities

Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2019
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing mental health; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants
Grants for community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training and educational campaigns. Priority will be given to projects addressing mental health; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program
Honors commitment to quality improvement in physician practices, accountable care organizations, and large systems in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsor: TMF Health Quality Institute
Kansas Project ECHO
Training for healthcare providers in Kansas that uses videoconferencing technology to connect virtual teams of interdisciplinary experts with healthcare providers.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Midcontinental Region Grants
Funding for projects in the midcontinental region that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; and improve health professionals’ access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Sunderland Foundation Grants
Supports capital improvement and one-time special projects in the areas of higher education, churches, youth serving agencies, health facilities, community buildings, museums, civic projects, and energy efficient housing projects.
Geographic coverage: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Montana.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Sunderland Foundation
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for students pursuing registered nursing or licensed practical nursing degrees who agree to serve at a medical facility in Kansas upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for osteopathic medical students pursuing a career in primary care medicine, who agree to work in an underserved geographic area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Kansas Healthy Hometown Grants Inactive
Grants to Kansas recreation and park agencies for programs and initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles and healthy communities.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2019
Sponsor: Kansas Recreation and Park Association
Social Determinants and Social Needs: Moving Beyond Midstream in Kansas Inactive
Funding to address the social determinants of health and improve health outcomes for the people of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2019
Sponsor: Sunflower Foundation
Kansas Bridging Plan Inactive
Loan forgiveness for resident physicians working in primary care and psychiatry who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
North Central Region Water Network Capacity-Building Mini Grants Inactive
Grants to support the goals of the North Central Region Water Network, including soil health, climate, water supply, infrastructure, and source protection.
Geographic coverage: 12 states in the North Central Region
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Region Water Network
Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Scholarship Inactive
Healthcare scholarships for individuals currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school in healthcare fields. Preference will be given to current hospital employees, particularly those working in a hospital that is licensed for 25 or fewer acute beds.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2019
Sponsor: Kansas Hospital Association
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants Inactive
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Kansas 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 Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
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
Kansas Healthy Habits for Life Inactive
Grants to help schools in Kansas address childhood obesity by reducing cardiovascular risk factors, promoting physical activity, and encouraging healthy eating habits.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
Kansas Health Foundation Impact and Capacity Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Kansas to build organizational capacity or to build external impacts in the areas of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, educational attainment, and civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Sep 17, 2018
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Kansas State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Central States Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Program (CS-CASH) Inactive
Funds agricultural safety and health feasibility projects in the north central plains region that have the potential to lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Rural Communities Healthy Out-of-School Time Grant Inactive
Grants to support children’s health through park and recreation out-of-school time food and nutrition programs in rural communities in Colorado, Kansas, and Mississippi.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Kansas, and Mississippi
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model Inactive
An advanced primary care medical home model designed to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The redesign will give practices financial resources and flexibility to make quality and efficiency of care investments and reduce unnecessary healthcare costs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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: 5/6/2019