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Mississippi Funding & Opportunities

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: States within the Appalachian Region
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
COMPASS Initiative Core Grants
Grants to community-based organizations that prioritize HIV/AIDS prevention and/or care services across the southern United States. Funding may be used for a variety of organizational and staff resources, including technology and software, meeting space costs, conference attendance fees, professional development, and continuing education.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Assistance and Training
Training and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in the 9 Deep South states. Topics include organizational capacity building, stigma reduction, cultural competency, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
COMPASS Initiative SPARK! Grants
Grants for community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the Deep South that work to reduce stigma and change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around HIV and AIDS and address social isolation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative, Southern AIDS Coalition
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
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for selected hospitals, clinics and their communities in the Delta Region to make in-depth health system enhancements.
Geographic coverage: Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee that are served by the Delta Regional Authority.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, National Rural Health Resource Center
Entergy Micro Grants
Grants for projects that effectively impact arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, education and literacy, the environment, and healthy families.
Geographic coverage: Communities within Entergy's service area in Arkansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Foundation For the Mid South Grants
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi working in the areas of health disparities, physical health, mental health, education, financial security, and the growth and prosperity of communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation For the Mid South
Mississippi Capital Improvements Revolving Loan Program (CAP)
Loans for municipalities and counties in Mississippi for the improvement of public facilities and infrastructure, including hospitals, sewer systems, and water supply systems.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Community Development Block Grant Program: Economic Development and Public Facilities
Funding for counties and municipalities in Mississippi to assist with the location, expansion, and retention of job-creating businesses, including healthcare and other public facilities.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Conrad State 30 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 Mississippi, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi Office of Rural Health
Mississippi Development Infrastructure Grant Program (DIP)
Grants for municipalities and counties to assist with costs related to infrastructure projects that support business locations and expansions in Mississippi, including healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Mississippi Development Authority
Scholarship for Obstetrical Simulation Course Emergencies and Catastrophes
Provides scholarships for an obstetrical simulation course to family medicine physicians, nurse midwives, and licensed midwives who practice in a rural healthcare setting in the southeastern United States.
Geographic coverage: Southeast United States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation
Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Technical assistance for nonprofit organizations in the Appalachian region designed to lessen the immediate impact and future consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
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 abuse 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): Oct 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy Inactive
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, public health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Inactive
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program Inactive
Grants to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program Inactive
Grants for the development of an integrated rural HIV health network for HIV care and treatment that will collaboratively plan to address key strategies identified in 'Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America."
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) Inactive
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure. Funds may be used for basic public infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, broadband, and business development including entrepreneurship and workforce training.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2020
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Health Information Outreach Award: Southeastern/Atlantic Region Inactive
Funding for projects in the Southeastern/Atlantic region that improve health literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program Inactive
A scholarship for rural dentistry students in Mississippi who agree to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi upon completion of their degree.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2020
Sponsor: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Mississippi Rural Medical and Science Scholars Program Inactive
A 4-week summer program to expose Mississippi high school students to the day-to-day practice of medicine and sciences in rural areas and the academic requirements necessary to become a physician or other healthcare professional.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
Sponsor: Mississippi State University Extension Service
Engaging Mississippi Delta Residents Learning Community Inactive
A 6-month learning community opportunity for organizations in the Mississippi Delta region that want to learn about engaging community residents to create a culture of health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsor: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarship for rural medical students in Mississippi who agree to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi upon completion of their degree.
Geographic coverage: Mississippi
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants for the development of integrated healthcare networks that work to address health problems that could not be solved by single entities working alone. Networks will achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system.
Geographic coverage: The 8 Delta States: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations across the southern United States to support the development and implementation of programs and activities that address the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including organizational capacity building; wellbeing, mental health, trauma-informed care, substance use, and telehealth; and HIV-related stigma reduction.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Southern HIV Impact Fund Urgent Action Grants Inactive
Grants for community-based and social justice organizations and coalitions in the South working in the areas of HIV prevention; care and support; and policy, advocacy, and movement building.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2019
Sponsor: AIDS United
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
High Obesity Program Inactive
Funding for land grant college and university projects designed to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are above 40%.
Geographic coverage: Available to serve specific counties in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
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
Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy among Youth from Vulnerable Populations Inactive
Awards funding to create networks of publicly-funded health centers that will work with other vulnerable youth-serving entities to create linkages of care and make referrals with the intention of reducing the teen birth rate and increasing the accessibility and usage of sexual and reproductive health services.
Geographic coverage: Available in 23 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 11/17/2020