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West Virginia Funding & Opportunities

West Virginia Rural Health Service Program
A financial incentive for third and fourth year medical students at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in exchange for a commitment to serve the same number of years upon graduation from residency in a rural underserved area of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health
Opportunity Appalachia Targeted Technical Assistance Inactive
Targeted technical assistance for downtown and rural development projects in Appalachian counties across 6 states. Priorities include projects focusing on downtown development, housing, manufacturing, IT, healthcare, education, food systems, clean energy, heritage tourism, and recreation.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Capital
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization in Coal-Affected Appalachia (POWER) Inactive
Funding for workforce and economic revitalization activities in communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries. Priorities include strengthening the healthcare sector, educational attainment, and broadband access.
Geographic coverage: Available in all of West Virginia and parts of 12 other states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Appalachia READY Local Governments Training Inactive
Training to help local government officials in the Appalachian region better identify, secure, manage, and implement federally funded projects.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 Appalachian states.
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Appalachian Investments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative Inactive
Funding to assist in moving individuals in the Appalachian region from substance use disorder treatment to recovery to employment, with a focus on support services that enable and support individual successful entry or reentry into the workforce.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific counties in 13 states.
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 16, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Local Foods, Local Places Program in Appalachian Communities Inactive
Provides direct technical assistance to Appalachian communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.
Geographic coverage: Counties within the Appalachian Regional Commission service area
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Choose West Virginia Practice Tuition Waiver Program Inactive
Medical school tuition waiver for the differential between in-state and out of state tuition in exchange for agreeing to practice at an eligible West Virginia service site. Participants must serve one year for every year they receive the award.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2023
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
Affordable Connectivity National Outreach Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support eligible governmental and non-governmental partners in conducting a wide range of innovative outreach activities to raise awareness of the Affordable Connectivity Program and increase enrollment among eligible households.
Geographic coverage: American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Delaware, Guam, Idaho, Iowa, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Sponsor: Federal Communications Commission
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund Inactive
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress in the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2023
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
West Virginia Mental Health Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for mental health professionals who agree to deliver therapy or counseling services in underserved areas of West Virginia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2023
Sponsor: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Last Updated: 2/27/2024