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Texas Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP)
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
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Sid W. Richardson Foundation Grants
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 Rural Health Facility Capital Improvement Program
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
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): Apr 13, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Episcopal Health Foundation
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
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
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
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
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Texas Capital Fund Infrastructure Development
Provides 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 Small Towns Environment Program (STEP)
Provides funds for water and sewer infrastructure improvements utilizing self-help methods.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
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.
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
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP) Inactive
Offers loan repayment to 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, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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, Michigan, Minnesota, Wyoming, Texas (Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy, and Starr counties only)
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2017
Sponsor: Laura Jane Musser Fund
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
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.
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
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants Inactive
Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2017
Sponsor: BBVA Compass
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
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 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, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Department of State Health Services
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 14, 2017
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
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
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
Establishing the 3E's Nutrition Grant Program (Establish3E) Inactive
Establish3E is a program that funds the creation of new nutrition education programs in childcare institutions and community organizations.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
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
Planning and Capacity Building Fund - Texas Department of Agriculture Inactive
Grants to support programs for local public facility and housing planning activities.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2017
Sponsor: Texas State Office of Rural 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
Expanding the 3E's Grant Program (Expand3E) Inactive
Expand3E is a program that rewards the expansion of existing nutrition education programs in public schools in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
Texas Community Development Fund Inactive
Provides funding to non-entitlement communities in Texas for community development, economic development, rural health, and rural housing to support workforce development.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2017
Sponsor: Texas Department of Agriculture
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
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
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Sponsor: Health Care Service Corporation
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
Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Competitive Grants under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Inactive
Funding to support projects that educate youth, between the ages of 10 and 19, and pregnant and parenting youth, under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Florida, Indiana, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, the Marshall Islands and Palau
Application Deadline: May 5, 2015
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Border Community Capital Initiative Inactive
Supports local rural nonprofits and federally-recognized Indian tribes serving colonias with lending and investing activities in affordable housing, small businesses, and community facilities.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2013
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Last Updated: 12/11/2017