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West Virginia Funding & Opportunities

Health Impact Project
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 15, 2017
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts
West Virginia State Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Rural Health & Recruitment
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
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
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: All states within the Appalachian Region
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Awards grants to organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
West Virginia Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of West Virginia, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Rural Health & Recruitment
West Virginia Medical Student Loan Program
Offers forgivable loans to medical students in West Virginia who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
West Virginia Rural Health Infrastructure Loan Fund
Offers loans to health providers in West Virginia for capital funding needs including construction, renovation, expansion equipment purchase, technology purchase, and practice acquisition.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: West Virginia Center for Rural Health Development
Walmart Foundation State Giving Program Cycle 2 Inactive
Provides grants to organizations working in the area of hunger relief.
Geographic coverage: Available in 31 states
Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
West Virginia Family Medicine Rural Scholars Program Inactive
Offers scholarships to third-year West Virginia medical students who show strong interest in practicing family medicine in rural West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2017
Sponsor: West Virginia University
West Virginia Health Sciences Service Program Inactive
Awards incentives to certain health professions students who are in the final year of study and who agree to practice in an underserved or rural area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2016
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
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
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
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
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Inactive
Funding for becoming an NIMH Outreach Partner to conduct statewide, science-based mental health outreach and education efforts.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2013
Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health

Last Updated: 6/23/2017