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Kentucky Funding & Opportunities

Appalachia READY Local Governments Training Inactive
Training to help local government officials in the Appalachian region better identify, secure, manage, and implement federally funded projects.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative Inactive
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance use disorder treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 16, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Local Foods, Local Places Program in Appalachian Communities Inactive
Provides direct technical assistance to Appalachian communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.
Geographic coverage: Counties within the Appalachian Regional Commission service area
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Healthcare Worker Loan Relief Program of the Commonwealth Inactive
Loan repayment for specific healthcare professionals who agree to practice in underserved areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2024
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Going For Gold and Beyond in the Rural Midwest: Grant for Health Care Organizations Inactive
Grants for rural healthcare organizations in the Midwest to lead evidence-based policy and practice changes in the areas of blood pressure, cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes.
Geographic coverage: The Midwest region of the American Heart Association
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2024
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Kentucky EMS Leadership Academy Inactive
A 6 month educational opportunity designed to provide members of the emergency medical services (EMS) profession in Kentucky with the knowledge and skills necessary to take on significant roles and responsibilities in organizations.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Kentucky State 30 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 Kentucky, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Kentucky Healthy WAY (Wellness in All Youth) Program Inactive
Leadership development and research training program designed to empower rural Kentucky high school students with skills to identify and develop solutions to health and social issues at the school and community level.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2023
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
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: Sep 30, 2023
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
Kentucky Behavioral Health Workforce Initiative Inactive
Loan repayment program to help alleviate the shortage of behavioral health professionals practicing in Kentucky. Selected applicants are required to commit to working full time for 2 years at an eligible site.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2023
Sponsors: Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health

Last Updated: 1/30/2024