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Michigan Funding & Opportunities

Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program
Supplies Michigan teachers and administrators with the resources and tools needed to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Community Grant Award
Offers grants to organizations engaged in rural community development work in Michigan, with priorities including broadband, health, housing, and transportation.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2017
Sponsor: Michigan Rural Council
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter; education and youth development; environmental stewardship; and human services.
Geographic coverage: Available to specific cities in 21 states. See the Where We Give section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2017
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Michigan 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 Michigan, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsors: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Council
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, Wyoming, Texas (Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy, and Starr counties only)
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger; housing; health and safety; human services; education; and the environment.
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
Michigan Community Assessment Process
Provision of community needs assessments to small and rural communities in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Michigan Rural Council
Michigan Community Health Matching Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations to develop and evaluate new approaches that increase access to healthcare, address public health issues, improve quality of care, and enhance efficiency of health systems in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Good Food Fund
Offers grants for projects that focus on workforce development and job training in underserved communities, healthy foods consumer education, or expansion of locally grown, healthy food offerings. Also offers loans for businesses and nonprofit organizations working to increase access to healthy food in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Michigan Investigator Initiated Research Program
Funds Michigan-based applied research projects addressing the quality and cost of healthcare, access to care, and community health.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Physician Investigator Research Award
Funding for Michigan physicians to explore a research idea concerning quality, cost, or appropriate access to care.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Proposal Development Award
Grants to help Michigan-based nonprofit community organizations develop grant proposals for healthcare initiatives.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 3 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the areas of community engagement and hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Community Antibiotics Stewardship Through Community Pharmacists Inactive
Technical assistance, resources, and tools for community pharmacists to participate in antibiotic stewardship efforts in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsors: Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, MetaStar
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) Inactive
Provides funds for state agencies to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder in states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita.
Geographic coverage: 17 states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model Inactive
An advanced primary care medical home model designed to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The redesign will give practices financial resources and flexibility to make quality and efficiency of care investments and reduce unnecessary health care costs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Taking Action on Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse in Michigan by Supporting Community Responses Inactive
Grant support to established multisector community coalitions with documented action plans to combat opioid and prescription drug abuse.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan Inactive
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes in Michigan to support general operations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Student Award Program Inactive
Funding for doctoral and medical students at Michigan universities who research healthcare topics, including demonstration and evaluation projects and pilot programs. Projects should address quality and costs of care, access to care, or community health.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan State Loan Repayment Program (MSLRP) Inactive
Offers loan repayment for primary medical, dental, and mental healthcare providers who agree to provide healthcare services in Health Professional Shortage Area of Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools Through Project Healthy Schools Inactive
Technical assistance to establish a healthy school environment that supports higher levels of academic achievement.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Michigan Building Healthy Communities Elementary School Program Inactive
Helps Michigan elementary schools to undergo a healthy school transformation, which will involve infusing healthy nutrition, education, and physical exercise throughout the school environment to increase children's health, fight childhood obesity, and improve academic achievement.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants Inactive
Seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2017
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Brighter Futures Community Grant Inactive
Funding for community-based oral health programs in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, with special consideration given to programs that focus on underserved or at-risk populations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2016
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation
Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Young Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Persons of Color Inactive
Grants for community-based organizations to develop and implement Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention programs for young men of color who have sex with men and young transgender persons of color.
Geographic coverage: Available in 33 states and Puerto Rico
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 27, 2016
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost Prevention Inactive
Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reinventing Oral Health in Michigan: Community Mini-Grant Program Inactive
Offers funding to local communities to create networks of innovation, advocacy, and leadership to improve the oral health of residents in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2015
Sponsor: Michigan Oral Health Coalition
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Inactive
Funding for becoming an NIMH Outreach Partner to conduct statewide, science-based mental health outreach and education efforts.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2013
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 9/11/2017