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Kansas Funding & Opportunities

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; machine safety; chemical safety; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
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; machine safety; chemical safety; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Kansas 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 Kansas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Kansas Bridging Plan
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: Dec 31, 2021
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
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): Apr 30, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Kansas State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Sunderland Foundation Grants
Supports capital improvement and one-time special projects in the areas of higher education, human services, arts and culture, and healthcare and hospitals. Grants have been awarded in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Montana.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Sunderland Foundation
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 8, 2021
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, healthy behaviors, civic engagement, and educational attainment.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2021
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community spaces, and local needs. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented populations in target communities.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation

Last Updated: 9/1/2021