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Nebraska Funding & Opportunities

Nebraska Center for Rural Affairs Loan and Business Development Programs
Loans, training, technical assistance, and other development services for small businesses in rural Nebraska communities. Eligible recipients of program services may include healthcare providers, healthcare and social determinants of health related businesses, nonprofit human services providers, public agencies, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Rural Affairs
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Nebraska 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 Nebraska, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing mental health; machine safety; chemical safety; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community spaces, and local needs. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented populations in target communities.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Grants for community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training and educational campaigns. Priority will be given to projects addressing mental health; chemical safety; and slips, trips, falls, and traumatic injury prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: May 13, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Express Health Information Outreach Award Region 3 Inactive
Funding for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of consumers, caregivers, students, and other members of the public to find and use health information. Priority points will be awarded to projects that focus on health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Region 3 states which include Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Tribal Health Information Outreach Award NLM Region 3 Inactive
Funding to support projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of American Indian communities, individuals, and tribal nations to find and use health information. Projects should broaden access and promote awareness of authoritative health information to health professionals and the communities and individuals they serve in Tribal Nations, rural American Indian communities, and those in large urban Indian center locations.
Geographic coverage: NLM Region 6 states including Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week in schools, hospitals, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Rural communities are a priority. The current funding cycle is for replacement programs in specific geographic areas.
Geographic coverage: Specific geographic service areas in California, Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
University of Nebraska Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP) Inactive
Scholarships and professional development opportunities for high school seniors from rural Nebraska who wish to practice in rural Nebraska following the completion of specific health professions educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Last Updated: 4/14/2022