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Kentucky Funding & Opportunities

Delta Health Systems Implementation Program Inactive
Funding to improve healthcare delivery and healthcare access in rural areas of the Delta region. Projects should focus on financial and operational improvement, quality improvement, telehealth, and workforce development in hospitals.
Geographic coverage: 252 counties and parishes within the 8 state Delta region
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions Inactive
Grants for projects in the Appalachian, Lower Mississippi Delta, and Northern Border regions that will provide career, training, and support services to eligible individuals in counties and parishes and/or areas currently underserved by other resources. Grants will support workforce development activities that prepare dislocated workers, new entrants to the workforce, and incumbent workers for good jobs in high-demand occupations aligned with a regional or community economic development strategy. High demand industries include manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and energy.
Geographic coverage: Service areas of the Northern Border Regional Commission, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Delta Regional Authority
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, Delta Regional Authority, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
David W. and Sandra L.R. Boyes Physician Education Scholarship Inactive
Scholarship for health professionals and specialists working on continuing education in the field of gerontology. Special consideration is given to applicants who currently practice or plan to practice in rural Virginia or southern Appalachian areas.
Geographic coverage: Rural Virginia and Southern Appalachia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Bedford Community Health Foundation
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund Inactive
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress, poverty, and oppression in the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Kentucky Courier Program Inactive
An 8-week, hybrid, rural and public health service-learning program for undergraduate students in Kentucky interested in public health, healthcare, social work, psychology, and related fields. Allows students to gain experience serving medically underserved areas and populations.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsor: Frontier Nursing University
Opportunity Appalachia Targeted Technical Assistance Inactive
Targeted technical assistance for downtown and rural development projects in Appalachian counties across 6 states. Priorities include projects focusing on downtown development, housing, manufacturing, IT, healthcare, education, food systems, clean energy, heritage tourism, and recreation.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Capital
Kentucky Opioid Abatement Grants Inactive
Grants for projects that provide prevention, treatment, and/or recovery support services for individuals in Kentucky with opioid use disorder, comorbid polysubstance use, and/or co-occurring mental illness, as well as their children or family members.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
Sponsor: Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission
COMPASS Initiative SPARK! Grants Inactive
Grants for community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the southern U.S. that work to reduce stigma and change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around HIV and AIDS. Priority is given to rural applicants.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2024
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative, Southern AIDS Coalition
American Heart Association Rural Midwest Library Grant Inactive
Funding for rural libraries to leverage community assets to help address health challenges such as high blood pressure, nutrition insecurity, cardiovascular disease, and tobacco use.
Geographic coverage: The American Health Association Midwest Region
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia (POWER) Inactive
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, and broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Available in all of West Virginia and parts of 12 other states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission

Last Updated: 5/3/2024