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Nebraska Funding & Opportunities

Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants
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; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants
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; sleep deprivation; safe transport and handling of commodities; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Offers loan repayment assistance to 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
Sunderland Foundation Grants
Supports capital improvement and one-time special projects in the areas of higher education, churches, youth serving agencies, health facilities, community buildings, museums, civic projects, and energy efficient housing projects.
Geographic coverage: Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Iowa, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah, and Montana.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Sunderland Foundation
North Central Region Water Network Capacity-Building Mini Grants Inactive
Grants to support the goals of the North Central Region Water Network, including soil health, climate, water supply, infrastructure, and source protection.
Geographic coverage: 12 states in the North Central Region
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Region Water Network
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 6, 2019
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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: Nov 15, 2018
Sponsors: University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in selected counties in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
Rural Radiology Equipment Initiative Inactive
Funding for qualifying Critical Access Hospitals and nonprofit clinics in the Helmsley Charitable Trust service area to purchase new radiology equipment.
Geographic coverage: Available in 7 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: The Helmsley Charitable Trust
Nebraska AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Nebraska that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2018
Sponsor: Nebraska Area Health Education Centers
Central States Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Program (CS-CASH) Inactive
Funds agricultural safety and health feasibility projects in the north central plains region that have the potential to lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification Inactive
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 4/16/2019