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Texas Funding & Opportunities

Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture
Grants to support programs for local public facilities, housing, and economic development planning activities in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Episcopal Health Foundation Strategy Grants
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 24, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2020
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants
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: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: BBVA Compass
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: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Laura Jane Musser Fund: Rural Initiative Program
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 (Rio Grande River Valley, Deep East Texas, and Brazos Valley regions). A list of the specific counties eligible in Texas is available on the program website under the "Limits of Geography" heading.
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2020
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
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
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.
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
Entergy Micro Grants
Grants for projects that effectively impact arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, education and literacy, the environment, and 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
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 Community Health Worker Workforce Development Center Training
Offers a Community Health Worker (CHW) certification course, continuing education units, intermediate level training, and training for providers and facilities who seek to employ CHWs in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Texas Area Health Education Center
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
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: Jun 2, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Rural Health Facility Capital Improvement Program Inactive
Grants 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: Mar 20, 2020
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Texas Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services Inactive
Grants for evidence-based cancer prevention services for medically underserved areas and populations in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
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: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
Kerr Foundation Grants Inactive
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.
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2020
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants Inactive
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Texas that address education, health, human services, and arts/culture.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Sponsor: Sid W. Richardson Foundation
Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) Inactive
Grants to help small rural hospitals of 49 beds or less with their quality improvement efforts and with their adaptation to changing payment systems through investments in hardware, software, and related trainings.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2020
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Grants to support 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: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Voices for Health Inactive
Grants to lead organizations to support ongoing ways for people to engage; to help their voices be a part of decisions around healthcare, social service, and public health systems; to support their efforts to solve problems; and to strengthen their community networks. Reaching rural and other health disparity populations is a priority.
Geographic coverage: Grants are open to organizations based and working in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2019
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Texas Communities Count Grants Inactive
Grants for direct, local, on-the-ground projects designed to to increase the participation rates in the 2020 U.S. Census. Strategies should focus on hard-to-count populations, communities, or geographic regions in Texas that are designated as health professional shortage areas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2019
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
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
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 16, 2019
Sponsors: Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Primary Care Office
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 13, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award Program Inactive
Honors commitment to quality improvement in physician practices, accountable care organizations, and large systems in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2019
Sponsor: TMF Health Quality Institute
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
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): Jun 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 30, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
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: Jun 7, 2019
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Establishing the 3E's Nutrition Grant Program (Establish3E) Inactive
Funding for the creation of nutrition education programs in public schools, childcare institutions, and community organizations that work with children in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 2, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) Grant Inactive
Grants for community coalitions in Texas to address the mental health needs of veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Texas Community Development Fund Inactive
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
Expanding the 3E's Grant Program Inactive
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
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
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
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
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
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Updated: 5/14/2020