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North Dakota Funding & Opportunities

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program
Funding to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2018
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
North Dakota HIT Planning Loan Program
Low-interest loans to healthcare entities to build their health information technology (HIT) infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: North Dakota Health Information Technology
North Dakota Outstanding Rural Health Awards
Awards to honor outstanding rural health providers, professionals, health programs, educators/mentors, health volunteers, emerging leaders, and legislators in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants
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 5, 2018
Sponsor: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy
Offers a 4-day residential camp for North Dakota students who have completed grades 6, 7, or 8 and who are interested in pursuing healthcare careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
North Dakota Health Care Professional Student Loan Repayment
Offers matching loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Community Innovation Grants
Awards funding to nonprofits working to create effective, equitable, and sustainable changes in communities. Examples of projects include food and hunger, child care, tribal health, and community health and wellness programs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bush Foundation
North Dakota Conrad 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 North Dakota, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
North Dakota Development Fund
Provides gap financing through loans and equity investments not available from most conventional lenders, and is available to any primary-sector business with the exception of production agriculture.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Commerce
North Dakota Federal State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Offers loan repayment assistance to health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
North Dakota Health Information Technology Fund
Provides low-interest loans to healthcare entities in North Dakota for health information technology infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
North Dakota Main Street Loan Program
Direct loan to businesses to be used for working capital, inventory, and small equipment.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Dakota Certified Development Corporation
North Dakota PACE Program
Provides loan interest buydown to assist in the financing of facilities in North Dakota, including Critical Access Hospitals or medical facility expansion or improvement projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
North Dakota Rural Housing Development Loan Program
Offers short-term loans to be used for predevelopment soft costs, land acquisition, site development, and any other cost associated with producing housing in rural areas of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Dakota Housing Finance Agency
Otto Bremer Foundation Grants
Funding for organizations working to supply people with basic needs and helping them become financially stable and self-reliant. Funding is available for a variety of reasons, including general operating support and capital projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Otto Bremer Foundation
Rural Community Grant Fund
Grants to facilitate infrastructure improvement and/or development initiatives encompassing housing projects, health, safety and environmental programs, medical facilities, and educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Western North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AgriBank
Rural Healthcare Peer Exchange and Professional Development Program for CAHs
Provides travel support for individuals or small groups from Critical Access Hospitals to meet with similar entities from other areas of the state and share information, ideas, and successful approaches to improving quality and access to healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Arizona, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camp Inactive
Provides funding for organizations to provide creative and interactive day-camp activities designed to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of healthcare careers available in rural North Dakota
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Grant Program Inactive
Grants to Critical Access Hospitals in rural North Dakota for revenue cycle management analysis, chart audit activities, and/or development of collaborative population health activities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award Inactive
Awards for two promising American Indian students, one graduate and one undergraduate, in recognition of research dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Native Americans throughout the country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, with a preference for North Dakota.
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2017
Sponsor: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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
Bush Fellowship Program Inactive
Offers flexible grants to individuals that can be used to pursue education and experiences to become more effective community leaders.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or one of the 23 Native nations that shares the same geographic area.
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Sponsor: Bush Foundation
Medica Foundation Core Mission Support Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for small organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Native Nations Rebuilders Program Inactive
Training for emerging tribal leaders to strengthen their leadership skills and nation-building knowledge and then implement nation-building projects in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsors: Bush Foundation, Native Governance Center
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Support to create new agricultural safety and health knowledge and to assess and promote best safety and health practices.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Funding for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 3 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the areas of community engagement and hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS) Inactive
Grants to support agriculture and forestry occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
North Dakota Community Foundation Statewide Greatest Needs Grant Program Inactive
Supports a broad range of projects throughout communities in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) Inactive
Provides funds for state agencies 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: 17 states with the highest rates of treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Medica Foundation Early Childhood Health Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for programs focused on healthy families to foster optimal growth and development of young children.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: May 26, 2017
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
Medica Foundation Behavioral Health Grant Program Inactive
Provides funds for projects that help people with serious mental illness and addictions recover and lead productive lives.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2017
Sponsor: Medica Foundation
North Dakota RuralMed Program Inactive
Offers medical students at the University of North Dakota a full tuition waiver in return for a 5-year service agreement to practice family medicine in rural areas of North Dakota upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2017
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
North Dakota Suicide Prevention Fund Inactive
Grants for evidenced-based suicide prevention and early intervention projects in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2017
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Grant Inactive
Funding to improve readiness, quality, and responsiveness of EMS response teams being impacted from oil and gas development.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2017
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Trust Lands
North Dakota Dentists Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who will practice in an area of the state which the State Health Council identifies as having a defined need for services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Supports healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
CT Scanner Replacement Initiative Inactive
Offers funding from the Helmsley Charitable Trust's Rural Health Program to qualifying hospitals in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming for the purchase of a new 32 slice or higher CT scanner.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 9, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2017
Sponsor: Helmsley Charitable Trust
North Dakota Critical Access Hospitals Grant Inactive
Grants to Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in North Dakota oil-producing counties for financial assistance with impacts of oil and gas development activities.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota oil-producing counties and bordering counties
Application Deadline: Nov 4, 2016
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Trust Lands
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost Prevention Inactive
Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy 2 Inactive
Offers a two-day camp for high school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11 and are interested in pursuing health care careers.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Sponsor: North Dakota Area Health Education Center
Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Capacity Building Grant Inactive
Offers funding to organizations working to prevent or reduce childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes in Native American children. Funds may be used for capacity building, community planning, or community health assessments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide with preference given to North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2016
Sponsor: Notah Begay III Foundation
Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Competitive Grants under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Inactive
Funding to support projects that educate youth, between the ages of 10 and 19, and pregnant and parenting youth, under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Florida, Indiana, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, the Marshall Islands and Palau
Application Deadline: May 5, 2015
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Frontier Community Health Integration Demonstration Program (FCHIP) Inactive
Funding to develop and test new models for the delivery of health care services in frontier areas, with the goal of improving quality and reducing cost. Program models include telemedicine, home health, nursing facility care, and ambulance services.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, and Wyoming.
Application Deadline: May 5, 2014
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration

Last Updated: 12/11/2017