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Rural Schools and Health Funding & Opportunities

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Community Impact Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations and public agencies in the United States that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their communities. Grants are given in the form of gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services to support the renovation, refurbishment, retrofitting, accessibility modifications, and/or weatherization of existing homes, centers, schools and other similar facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Home Depot Foundation
National School Lunch Afterschool Snack Program
Funding for schools and residential child care institutions to provide afterschool snacks to low-income children who participate in the National School Lunch program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Summer Food Service Program
Funding to provide free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need during the summer months.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Walmart National Giving Program
Grants to organizations working to empower low-income people, such as programs that address hunger relief and nutrition, sustainability, women's economic empowerment, or career opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Walmart Foundation
Farm to School Grant Program Inactive
Grants to plan, establish, or sustain a Farm to School program that improves access to local foods in schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 8, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Youth Garden Grant Inactive
Awards funding and gardening supplies to schools and community organizations with youth-centered garden programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 8, 2017
Sponsor: KidsGardening.org
Whole Kids School Garden Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support new or existing edible gardens at K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2017
Sponsor: Whole Kids Foundation
Annie's Grants for Gardens Inactive
Offers grants to develop edible garden projects that help connect kids to nutritious food.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2017
Sponsor: Annie's Homegrown, Inc.
Jump Start Healthy Changes Grants Inactive
Offers funding for schools to improve opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Fuel Up to Play 60
Lowe's Toolbox for Education Program Inactive
Grants to help schools and parent teacher groups with school improvement and to provide for the basic needs of their students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 27, 2017
Sponsor: Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation
School Grants for Healthy Kids Inactive
Awards funding to support school breakfast and physical activity programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2017
Sponsor: Action for Healthy Kids
Healthy School Hero Award Inactive
An award that recognizes parents, teachers, students, administrators, school wellness experts, and other volunteers who have worked to create healthier learning environments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Action for Healthy Kids
School-Based Adolescent HIV/STD Prevention Services Inactive
Funding and technical assistance for local health departments to increase their capacity to work in partnership with local education agencies and other key community stakeholders to prevent adolescent HIV/STD infections through the implementation of CDC school-based approaches.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 26, 2017
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2017
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), National Association of County and City Health Officials
Nutrition Equipment Grants Inactive
Offers funding to schools for the purchase of equipment that will enhance the long term implementation of a lunch or breakfast program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2017
Sponsor: Fuel Up to Play 60
Eat. Learn. Live. and Grow Grant Inactive
Funding for schools to offer food and nutrition education through an edible garden program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2016
Sponsors: Chartwells, KidsGardening
Telehealth Network Grant Program (TNGP) Inactive
Funding to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to quality health care services in rural, frontier and underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2016
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
School Climate Transformation Grant: Local Education Agency Grants Inactive
Offers grants to Local Education Agencies to develop, enhance, or expand systems of support for schools implementing an evidence-based behavioral framework for improving a school's climate, resulting in an overall reduction of disruptive behavior, violence, and bullying and and increase in overall academic achievement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 23, 2014
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Full-Service Community Schools Program Inactive
Offers funding to establish or expand full-service community schools, which will coordinate academic, social, and health services through local partnerships.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2014
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2014
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Carol M. White Physical Education Program Inactive
Grants to operate school-based physical education programs, including after-school programs, for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2013
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Indian Education - Professional Development Grants Program Inactive
Grants to increase the number of qualified Indian individuals in professions that serve Indian people, and to provide training and enhance skills.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2013
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
School-Based Comprehensive Oral Health Services Grant Program Inactive
Funding to integrate oral health care services into existing school-based health centers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2011
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Last Updated: 10/9/2017