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Kentucky Funding & Opportunities

Region IV Public Health and Primary Care Leadership Institute Inactive
A leadership and educational opportunity in the southeast region that focuses on adaptive leadership in public health and primary care. Participants will experience group and individual assignments, panels, lectures, webinars, and discussions, and use problem-based learning to explore real-life situations leaders face in the field.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 17, 2023
Sponsor: Region IV Public Health Training Center
Park and Recreation Mentoring for Youth Impacted by Substance Misuse Inactive
Grants for local parks and recreation agencies to use evidence-based mentoring programs to support youth living in communities with high rates of substance misuse who have experienced substance misuse directly in the home or personally, with special focus on youth facing barriers to youth development opportunities, including those in low-income and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Available in 24 U.S. states
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Sponsor: National Recreation and Park Association
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support the planning, development, and implementation of integrated healthcare networks within the Delta Region that collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic healthcare services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural healthcare system as a whole.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2023
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Appalachian Health Graduate Fellowship Program Inactive
A two-year fellowship for Appalachian students enrolled in graduate education in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, or nursing.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2023
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Grants Inactive
Capacity building grants and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in 12 southern states.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
Sponsors: Emory University COMPASS Coordinating Center, Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Save the Children Rural Child Hunger Innovation Lab Inactive
Flexible grant funding, a training/planning incubation workshop, ongoing technical assistance, and a community learning cohort for rural communities to plan, design, and implement creative approaches to address child hunger.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 states
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 14, 2022
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2022
Sponsor: Save the Children
Appalachia READY Nonprofits Initiative Learning Track Inactive
Online training, coaching, and funding designed to build organizational capacity for nonprofit organizations in the Appalachian region.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Creative Placemaking for Rural Initiative Inactive
Support and technical assistance to host a virtual and/or on-site local Placemaking Workshop or participate in the Placemaking Learning Cohort. The initiative will focus on improving rural prosperity and building the capacity of rural organizations to create and implement innovative placemaking strategies into their larger community development planning goals and activities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2022
Sponsor: Housing Assistance Council
Medicare Savings Programs Grant Inactive
Grants to educate, engage, and enroll eligible older adults with low income in Medicare Savings Programs. The program is available in 21 states and Puerto Rico and has a focus on underserved populations, including minorities and those living in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 22 U.S. states and territories
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2022
Sponsor: AARP
Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program Inactive
Grant to establish strategic networks to support healthcare facilities in the Delta region with recruitment, training, certification, and placement of professionals in critical administrative support occupations, including medical coding and billing, insurance claims processing, health information management, clinical documentation, business operations for healthcare organizations, and supply chain and materials management.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 6/14/2023