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Maryland Funding & Opportunities

Maryland AHEC Scholars
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Maryland that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsor: Maryland 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 28 states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Lead for America
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: Locations within the Appalachian Regional Commission service area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Small Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the Weinberg Foundation service area that are working in the areas of health, housing, jobs, and education.
Geographic coverage: Rural communities surrounding Baltimore, Hawaii, New York City, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and San Francisco
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Southeast Rural Community Development Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
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
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants Inactive
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
Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund Inactive
Grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations in Maryland that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education. Priority funding areas include agriculture, energy, rural broadband, youth engagement and economic and community development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2024
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2024
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Maryland Promoting Community Health Resources Grants Inactive
Grants for community health projects serving Maryland residents for the purpose of building capacity, expanding access, promoting health equity, and improving population health.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: May 16, 2024
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health

Last Updated: 6/11/2024