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Kentucky Funding & Opportunities

Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Kentucky Keeping our Communities Healthy Mini Grants
Rapid deployment funding to create new or expand on existing COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Kentucky counties with vaccination rates under 35%.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
A 50/50 matching program that increases availability of primary healthcare services through repayment of education loans to eligible health professionals practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
Kentucky State 30 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 Kentucky, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger, housing, health and safety, human services, education, social/racial equity, and the environment in American Electric Power's eleven state service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation
Angel Flight East COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment and Vaccine Transport
A volunteer pilot network that transports personal protective equipment and COVID-19 vaccines for distribution to areas in need.
Geographic coverage: Available in the northeastern United States.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Angel Flight East
Appalachian Community Fund Technical Assistance Grants
Funding for technical assistance needs for community-based organizations that address underlying causes of economic and social distress in the Appalachian region.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
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
Delta Doctors 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 the Delta region, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for selected hospitals, clinics and their communities in the Delta Region to make in-depth health system enhancements.
Geographic coverage: Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee that are served by the Delta Regional Authority.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, National Rural Health Resource Center

Last Updated: 9/17/2021