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Rural Schools and Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support and demonstrate innovative partnerships to train school-based mental health services providers for employment in high need schools and local educational agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), U.S. Department of Education
School Climate Transformation Grant: Local Education Agency Grants Inactive
Grants for Local Education Agencies to develop, enhance, or expand systems of support for schools implementing an evidence-based behavioral framework for improving school climate, resulting in an overall reduction of disruptive behavior, violence, and bullying and and increase in overall academic achievement. Priority will be given to rural and tribal schools and projects that address opioid abuse and prevention.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Youth Engagement in Sports: Collaboration to Improve Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition (YES Initiative) Inactive
Grants to develop and implement sports fitness programs based on successful evidenced-based strategies of youth engagement for racial/ethnic minority and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged 6th, 7th, and/or 8th graders, particularly those who reside in communities where no or few youth sports programs exist. The YES Initiative intends to identify characteristics of effective collaborations that improve physical activity and nutrition through increased participation in sports.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Full-Service Community Schools Program Inactive
Funding to establish or expand full-service community schools, which are designed to improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, with a priority given to high poverty rural schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
School-Based Health Center Capital Program Inactive
Grants to increase access to mental health, substance abuse, and childhood obesity-related services in operational school-based health centers by funding minor alteration/renovation projects and/or the purchase of movable equipment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 7/1/2019