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South 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.
Geographic coverage: Available to specific cities in 21 states. See the Where We Give section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 30, 2017
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
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
Child Care Grants
Awards funding for expanding 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, 2017
Sponsor: Duke Endowment
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Awards funding to organizations in North Carolina or 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, 2017
Sponsor: 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
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
South Carolina Family Medicine Locum Tenens Program
Provides physicians the opportunity to take a break from their practices while locum tenens physicians step in, increasing the retention rate of physicians in rural areas and supporting local practices.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
South 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 South Carolina, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Primary Care Office
South Carolina Revolving Loan Program
Loans to rural healthcare facilities and providers in South Carolina for capital funding needs.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Office of Rural Health
South Carolina Rural EMT Tuition Assistance Program
Offers scholarships to students enrolled in emergency medical technician courses who plan to practice in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Office of Rural Health
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 Inactive
A combination of grants and technical assistance to 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
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2017
Sponsor: AIDS United
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
South Carolina Healthcare Improvement Grants Inactive
Grants for projects that align with the mission of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation to promote and support healthier South Carolinians, particularly the economically vulnerable, by supporting solutions to address gaps in health care, innovation, and value-added public-private partnerships.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2017
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants Inactive
Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, health, and hospitals. Specific project initiatives include food and hunger; economic development; daycare programs; hospital and healthcare agencies; health screenings; health education; AIDS/HIV prevention and education; and equipment for healthcare facilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 27 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2017
Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program Inactive
Offers cash awards to physicians and advanced practice professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2017
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
South Carolina Rural Dentist Program Inactive
Provides loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of South Carolina or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
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
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
Services Planning Research in the Appalachian Region to Address Adverse Health Consequences Associated with Increased Opioid Injection Drug Use Inactive
Provides funding for services planning research grants to develop an understanding of the patterns, causes and effects of opioid injection drug use, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), HIV infection risk, and other adverse health consequences of drug use in Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian Region
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2016
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots Inactive
Awards funding to research, document, and examine health conditions in the Appalachian region. Researchers should document health disparities; identify communities that have better than expected health outcomes; and identify community-based models and policy implications.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2015
Sponsor: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
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
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. See program guidance for details.
Application Deadline: May 4, 2015
Sponsor: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education

Last Updated: 10/23/2017