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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
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Expanding the 3E's Grant Program
Funding to expand nutrition education programs in public schools in Texas that encourage children's health and well-being through education, exercise, and eating healthy.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 28, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2019
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Texas Community Development Fund
Funding for non-entitlement communities in Texas for community development, economic development, rural health, and rural housing projects that support workforce development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
American Electric Power Foundation Grants
Supports nonprofits working in the areas of hunger, housing, health and safety, human services, education, and the environment in American Electric Power's eleven state service area.
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
Entergy Micro Grants
Provides grants for projects that effectively impact arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, education and literacy, the environment, or healthy families.
Geographic coverage: Communities within Entergy's service area in Arkansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Vermont
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award for Mental Health Dissertation Research
Awards to support dissertation research expenses of doctoral students at institutions of higher education in Texas. Relevant areas of focus include historically underserved populations, rural communities, prevention and early intervention, social determinants of health and mental health, and community conditions that influence mental health and well-being.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
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
Texas Capital Fund Infrastructure Development
Grants for infrastructure development to encourage new business development and expansion in rural areas of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Ima Hogg Scholarships for Social Workers
Scholarships for graduate students of accredited social work programs in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Texas Small Towns Environment Program (STEP)
Grants for water and sewer infrastructure improvements in Texas utilizing volunteers and self-help methods.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program Inactive
Grants designed to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas, including economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, Texas (Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy, and Starr counties only)
Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2018
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants Inactive
Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity within the 7 state BBVA Compass Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2018
Sponsor: BBVA Compass
Texas Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Inactive
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Texas, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Primary Care Office
Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening in Texas Inactive
Grants to fund programs in Texas that focus on tobacco prevention and cessation or screening for early detection of lung cancer, with the goal of developing more programs across the state, providing greater access for underserved populations, and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco related cancers.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 5, 2018
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
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
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
Episcopal Health Foundation Strategy Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in Texas that strengthen systems of health, build health-promoting communities, and invest in early childhood brain development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 6, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): May 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 29, 2018
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Establishing the 3E's Nutrition Grant Program (Establish3E) Inactive
Funding for the creation of nutrition education programs in childcare institutions and community organizations that work with children in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 2, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Texas that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: West Texas Area Health Education Center
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
Provides student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture Inactive
Grants to support programs for local public facility, housing, and economic development planning activities in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 6, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities of Texas Inactive
Grants to develop or build on community collaboratives to assess, plan, and implement strategies to become healthier communities that support resilience, mental health, and well-being in rural areas of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Texas Rural Health Facility Capital Improvement Program Inactive
Awards funds for rural public and nonprofit hospitals to make capital improvements to existing facilities, construct new health facilities, or to purchase capital equipment.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants Inactive
Offers grants to Texas nonprofit organizations that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) Inactive
Grants to help small rural hospitals in Texas with purchasing and/or training activities around value-based purchasing; participating in an Accountable Care Organization or other shared savings program; and purchase of technology for meaningful use, payment bundling/PPS, or ICD-10 standards.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) Grant Inactive
Grants to Texas community coalitions to address the mental health needs of veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Creating and Maintaining Healthier Environments for Children in U.S. Communities along the U.S.-Mexico Border Inactive
Grants for projects that address children’s environmental health risks in southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, or Texas communities located within 62 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border, including but not limited to, projects that support prenatal environmental health education, healthy childcare education, environmental health youth summits, or pediatric environmental health training.
Geographic coverage: Communities in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas that are within 62 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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
Texas Colonia Construction Fund (CFC) Inactive
Funding to support community development projects such as sewer, water, and housing rehabilitation in colonias in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Colonia Planning Fund Inactive
Provides assistance for the completion of planning activities that prepare colonia areas for water, sewer, and housing improvements.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals Inactive
Provides loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals practicing in mental health professional shortage areas of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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
Improving Academic Achievement Through Mental Health Inactive
Grants to improve student academic achievement and mental wellness in educational settings in Texas through culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health supports and interventions.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2017
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental 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, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
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

Last Updated: 10/19/2018