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Kansas Funding & Opportunities

Kansas Bridging Plan
Offers loan forgiveness to resident physicians working in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants
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 5, 2018
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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
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, 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
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
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 6, 2017
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 ares of access to care, tobacco use, physical activity, access to healthy food, or civic engagement.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Support to create new agricultural safety and health knowledge and to assess and promote best safety and health practices.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Funding for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 3 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the areas of community engagement and hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Kansas State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
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 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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 health care costs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to 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, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Kansas Osteopathic Medicine Service Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to 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, 2017
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Regents
Kansas Community Dental Health Grants Inactive
Provides funding for new initiatives, new components of existing programs, start-up funding, or one-time events that focus on improving the oral health of low-income children and seniors in Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2017
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Kansas
Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation 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: Mar 31, 2017
Sponsors: Kansas Association of Health Care Executives, Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation, Kansas Hospital Human Resources Association
Kansas Community Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations in Kansas working to address the healthcare needs of people living in rural and frontier areas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2017
Sponsor: UnitedHealthcare
Sunflower Foundation Capacity Building Grants Inactive
Capacity building grants for organizations in Kansas that provide healthcare and prevention services for low-income, uninsured, and other vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans
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
Kansas Sunflower Trails Grants Inactive
Grants to build new or expand existing school-based walking trails and community-based walking trails, with the intent of increasing physical activity in Kansas communities.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: May 2, 2016
Sponsor: Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans
Kansas Integrated Care Initiative Inactive
Funds to support primary care or behavioral health care safety net providers that are committed to transforming to an integrated system of care.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2016
Sponsor: Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans
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: 10/24/2017