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Tennessee Funding & Opportunities

American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger; housing; health and safety; human services; education; and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Available in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Electric Power Foundation
Appalachian Community Fund Technical Assistance Grants
Funding for technical assistance needs for community-based organizations that address underlying causes of economic and social distress in the Appalachian region.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
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
Delta Doctors 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 the Delta region, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Rural Practice Incentive Program for Communities
Provides funding to assist rural practice sites to recruit and retain qualified primary care physicians in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Rural Partnership
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
Tennessee Rural Partnership Rural Clinician Recruitment Assistance
Offers free clinician recruitment assistance to practices in rural and underserved communities in Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Rural Partnership
Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend Program
Offers a stipend to primary care physicians studying in Tennessee residency programs or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state primary care residency programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Rural Partnership
Tennessee Rural Rotation Opportunities
Opportunities for medical residents in Tennessee to participate in rotations at a variety of rural practice sites across the state.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Rural Partnership
Tennessee State 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 Tennessee, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
Water and Wastewater Loans
Loans, with terms up to 15 years, for small, rural community water and wastewater projects in Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Communities Unlimited, Inc.
Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care practitioners who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Sponsor: Tennessee Office of Rural Health
Access to Health through Healthy, Active Built Environments Inactive
Grants for regional collaboratives in Tennessee to improve individual and community health outcomes by supporting local communities in enhancing and using public spaces and built environments.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 16, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of 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
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program Inactive
Provides financial assistance to address unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among healthcare professionals, institutions of higher education, research institutions, and other entities.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
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
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Grants Inactive
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations in Tennessee working in a broad spectrum of areas, including health, housing, community development, human services, education, arts, conservation/environment, and employment.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
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
Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy Inactive
An educational opportunity that trains leaders from diverse backgrounds, sectors, and industries to improve the economic competitiveness and social viability of the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt, with an emphasis on economic, health, educational, and infrastructure challenges.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jul 14, 2017
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) Model Inactive
An advanced primary care medical home model designed to strengthen primary care through a regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The redesign will give practices financial resources and flexibility to make quality and efficiency of care investments and reduce unnecessary health care costs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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
Baptist Healing Trust Grants Inactive
Offers funding to nonprofit organizations providing healthcare services to vulnerable populations or advocating for quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in Middle Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: 40 counties in Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 21, 2017
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2017
Sponsor: Baptist Healing Trust
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
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) Inactive
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Gladys Brooks Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for libraries, educational institutions, hospitals, and clinics. Awards are broad in range, but include capital expenses, proposals that address new healthcare needs, and programs that improve the quality of healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Available in 17 states.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Sponsor: Gladys Brooks Foundation
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
Tennessee Nursing Home Civil Monetary Penalty Quality Improvement Program Implementation Funding Opportunity Inactive
Awards funding for projects that focus on staff training, process improvement, or improvement of deficient practices in nursing homes throughout Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: May 2, 2016
Sponsor: Tennessee Department of Health
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
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program Inactive
Grants to fund the development of integrated healthcare networks that work to address health problems that could not be solved by single entities working alone. Networks will achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and strengthen the rural healthcare system.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
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
Delta Community Capital Initiative (DCCI) Inactive
Awards grants to community development lending and investing institutions that work to benefit communities in the Lower Mississippi Delta Region.
Geographic coverage: Available in the Delta region.
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2014
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund Inactive
Grants are given to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress to the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 30, 2013
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2013
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund

Last Updated: 10/23/2017