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South Carolina Funding & Opportunities

Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia (POWER)
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, substance abuse response, and broadband.
Geographic coverage: Available in all of West Virginia and parts of 12 other states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority Grants
Grants for the development of infrastructure that protects public health and increases the capacity for economic growth in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority
South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program
Cash incentive awards for 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, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
South Carolina Rural Practice Loan Forgiveness Program
Forgivable Loans for medical students, advanced practice registered nursing students, and physician assistant students who commit to practice in a primary care or critical need specialty in rural South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare, South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare
Duke Endowment Health Care Grants
Funding for 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.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
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
COMPASS Initiative Core Grants
Grants to community-based organizations that prioritize HIV/AIDS prevention and/or care services across the southern United States. Funding may be used for a variety of organizational and staff resources, including technology and software, meeting space costs, conference attendance fees, professional development, and continuing education.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
COMPASS Initiative HIV Capacity Building Assistance and Training
Training and technical assistance for HIV/AIDS-serving community-based organizations in the 9 Deep South states. Topics include organizational capacity building, stigma reduction, cultural competency, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
COMPASS Initiative SPARK! Grants
Grants for community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the Deep South that work to reduce stigma and change knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors around HIV and AIDS and address social isolation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative, Southern AIDS Coalition
Scholarship for Obstetrical Simulation Course Emergencies and Catastrophes
Provides scholarships for an 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 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 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
South Carolina Rural Health Revolving Loan Program
Loans for 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
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Loan Fund Program
Community development loans to local governments, public service authorities, user associations, nonprofit organizations, and other community entities for the development and/or construction of large-scale community projects.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and South Carolina.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.
South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for 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, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
South Carolina AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in South Carolina that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Duke Endowment Child and Family Well-Being Grants Inactive
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, 2020
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Appalachia Nonprofit Resource Center Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Technical assistance for nonprofit organizations in the Appalachian region designed to lessen the immediate impact and future consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2020
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative Inactive
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance abuse treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Inactive
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 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
South Carolina Health Priority 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 and increase access to healthcare for the economically disadvantaged.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program Inactive
Grants for the development of an integrated rural HIV health network for HIV care and treatment that will collaboratively plan to address key strategies identified in 'Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America."
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and 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 26, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. National Library of Medicine
South Carolina Wellness Inspired School Environments (WISE) Grants Inactive
Funding for schools in South Carolina to help them develop policies and programs to support physical activity and healthy eating.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
COMPASS Initiative Transformative Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations across the southern United States to support the development and implementation of programs and activities that address the HIV/AIDS epidemic, including organizational capacity building; wellbeing, mental health, trauma-informed care, substance use, and telehealth; and HIV-related stigma reduction.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Sponsor: Gilead COMPASS (COMmitment to Partnership in Addressing HIV/AIDS in Southern States) Initiative
Southern HIV Impact Fund Urgent Action Grants Inactive
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
Application Deadline: Jul 9, 2019
Sponsor: AIDS United
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
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
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
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 1/22/2021