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North Carolina Funding & Opportunities

Healthy Behaviors Healthy Spaces Grants
Grants to support capacity building, planning, and implementation activities for projects that improve health and well-being in communities in the Western Tidewater region of Virginia and North Carolina. Focuses on populations experiencing the greatest health disparities based on income, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Virginia, North Carolina
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2024
Sponsor: Obici Healthcare Foundation
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 25 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
North Carolina Ribbon of Hope Grants
Funding to support activities that establish or expand local programs in health, science, and education that serve identified needs of local North Carolina communities. The goal of the program is to reach all counties in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2024
Sponsor: The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants
Funding for United Methodist Churches in rural areas of North Carolina for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2024
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Funding for organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address access to care, maternal and infant health, mental health, oral health, population health, and workforce development, with a focus on reducing disparities for underserved populations, including racial minorities and rural residents.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2024
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
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
Dogwood Health Trust Leverage Fund
This program covers the costs of the services of professional, experienced grant writers to help individual organizations and collaboratives in the the Dogwood Health Trust service area pursue funding from national and state sources.
Geographic coverage: 18 counties and the Qualla Boundary in western North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dogwood Health Trust
Emory University CAPES Academy for Nursing Preceptors
Training and ongoing support for registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses transitioning into the role of clinical faculty or preceptors serving medically underserved areas within the Southeast.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Grants and Technical Assistance for Coal Communities Applying for Federal Funding
Funding and technical assistance to help coal communities submit competitive federal applications for community-led transition projects. Priority will be given to projects that are led by and serve low-income and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities most impacted by the transition.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Just Transition Fund

Last Updated: 7/11/2024