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Utah Funding & Opportunities

Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 25 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Utah AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Utah that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and urban underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2023
Sponsor: Utah Area Health Education Centers
Agricultural Health and Safety Emerging Issues Grant Program
Grants for short-term projects for emerging agricultural health and safety issues that are defined as health risks that are new or have rapidly expanding impact in the immediate or near future.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Environmental Infrastructure Loans
Loans to finance water and waste facility projects in the rural West, including early funds small rural communities need to determine project feasibility and to pay pre-development costs prior to receiving state and federal funding.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Health and Wellness Grants in Utah
Grants to charitable organizations providing healthcare services in rural and urban areas of Utah.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Utah Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in a federally designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area in Utah, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Utah Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for physicians who contract to work in a rural hospital in Utah for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: 15 Western states, as well as U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Last Updated: 7/28/2022