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North Carolina Funding & Opportunities

Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
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 21 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
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
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: Nov 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
MedServe North Carolina Fellowships in Primary Care Medicine
A 2-year, full-time, post-college community service fellowship in rural and other underserved community primary care sites in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
Sponsor: MedServe
Duke Endowment Child Care Grants
Funding to expand opportunities for vulnerable children in North Carolina and South Carolina, including out of home care and evidenced-based programs focused on prevention and early intervention for at-risk children.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Awards funding to organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina working to address quality and safety of care, access to care, prevention of chronic disease, and improving the health of communities. Supports small rural hospitals with capital funding, technology development, and education and training programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
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
North Carolina AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in North Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Area Health Education Center Program
North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Medical Society Foundation
North Carolina Economic Infrastructure Program
Grants to support infrastructure projects related to drinking water, wastewater, broadband, natural gas lines, railways, and roadways in rural areas of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Department of Commerce
North Carolina 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 North Carolina, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
North Carolina Open Grants Program
Grants for projects that strengthen North Carolina’s long-term economy, especially in tobacco-dependent, economically distressed, and/or rural communities in the areas of agriculture, economic development, workforce preparedness, healthcare, education, and community vitality.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Golden LEAF Foundation
North Carolina Rural Center Lending Programs
Offers micro-enterprise, disaster recovery, and capital loans to small businesses in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Rural Center
North Carolina State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for behavioral health workers who provide primary and behavioral/mental healthcare and agree to practice in rural and other underserved areas of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Scholarship for Obstetrical Simulation Course Emergencies & Catastrophes
Provides scholarships to attend 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
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Provides low-interest loans to low-income rural communities for predevelopment costs, system upgrades, and new construction of water and wastewater services and facilities, as well as housing and community facilities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project
Southern HIV Impact Fund Urgent Action Grants
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
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AIDS United
North Carolina Ribbon of Hope Grants Inactive
Supports activities that establish or expand local programs in health, science, and education that serve identified needs of local North Carolina communities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsor: The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia Inactive
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, and broadband.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 11 states.
Application Deadline: Aug 29, 2018
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants Inactive
Funding for the expansion of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services, with an emphasis on services for individuals with serious mental illness or substance use disorders, including opioid disorders; children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance; and individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Geographic coverage: Available in 24 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Inactive
Provides funds for organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations 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: Available in 35 states, the District of Columbia, and for tribes and tribal organizations across the country.
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success Inactive
Funding to use the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to address underage drinking and up to 2 more substance abuse prevention priorities such as marijuana, cocaine, prescription drugs, opioids, or methamphetamines.
Geographic coverage: Available in 15 states and to federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 15, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
Rural Health Centers Program Capital Project Inactive
Funding to develop and implement projects intended to increase quality driven, cost effective care to meet the transitions mandated through Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) legislation and other industry trends.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2018
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
North Carolina Rural Health Centers Program - Medical Access Plan, Innovation and Planning and Implementation Grants Inactive
Provides funding for state-designated rural health centers in North Carolina to provide access to high quality, cost-effective primary medical care for underserved communities in the state.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2018
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
North Carolina Community Health Center Grant Program Inactive
Provides grants for nonprofit primary care safety net organizations to increase access to primary medical and preventive care in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
North Carolina Community-Centered Health Planning Grants Inactive
Planning grants for North Carolina communities to develop the capacity of local multi-sector collaborations to improve health, particularly for populations that experience the greatest disparities.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 23, 2018
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Health Care Division Inactive
Grants for organizations that serve financially needy residents of North Carolina and work in the areas of primary care, prevention, diabetes, mental health, and substance abuse.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2018
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
North Carolina Farmworker Health Program Inactive
Provides funding to increase access to primary and preventive healthcare services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2018
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Health Impact Project Inactive
Grants to support the use of health impact assessment to improve local health outcomes and to build the capacity of organizations to conduct health impact assessments to bring both health evidence and community voice to decisions made in sectors outside of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts
North Carolina Health Care Equipment and Training Grants Inactive
Grants for equipment and training that enhance the quality, capacity, or scope of services and improve health outcomes for North Carolinians served by safety net healthcare organizations.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2017
Sponsor: BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Foundation
Sustainable Community Innovation Grant (SCIG) Program Inactive
Funds projects that promote both sustainable agriculture and community development strategies in the south, including projects such as farmers markers and nutrition classes.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 southern states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. See program guidance for details.
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2017
Sponsor: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellows Program Inactive
A fellowship opportunity to develop leaders to work in and improve the health of rural and other underserved communities and populations in North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2017
Sponsor: Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation
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
North Carolina Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) Grant Inactive
Funding to assist small, rural hospitals in North Carolina with upgrading essential capital equipment, implementing new processes to deliver high quality care, and transitioning to an electronic working environment.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2016
Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Grant Program Inactive
Offers grants for projects that use creative strategies to improve coordination among USDA-FNS Child Nutrition programs and other nutrition programs, with the aim of increasing participation rates among families with children in persistently poor, rural counties.
Geographic coverage: Available in 15 states
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2015
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2015
Sponsor: Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center
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
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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: 10/5/2018