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Louisiana Funding & Opportunities

Southwest Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education Pilot/Feasibility Program
Funding for research projects to promote health and safety in agriculture, forestry, and fishing (AgFF) occupations in the southwest region.
Geographic coverage: The 5 states in the SW Ag Center region
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awarded projects are broad in range, and include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
Louisiana Healthcare Workforce Collective Impact Grants
Grants to community coalitions in Louisiana to identify and address pressing community health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, mental health, obesity, workforce development, and healthcare access, quality, and cost.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Louisiana New Horizons Grant Program
Grants for new, innovative projects to improve the health, education, and well-being of the people of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC): Grant Initiative for the Appalachian, Delta, and Northern Border Regions
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
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Barriers to Care and Risk of HIV-Associated Comorbidities among Vulnerable Population Groups
Notice of Special Interest for research that analyzes barriers to care and risk of HIV-associated comorbidities among disproportionally vulnerable and affected population groups of people living with or at risk for HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: 57 priority jurisdictions including 7 states with a substantial rural HIV burden
Application Deadline: May 8, 2025
Sponsors: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
American Connection Corps
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and emerging communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Geographic coverage: Available in 30 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
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 11-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
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

Last Updated: 4/12/2024