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Funding & Opportunities in Alabama

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RAC for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Alabama Appalachian Regional Commission Grants
Awards grants for projects designed to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life through improved access to healthcare; education and job training; physical infrastructure, including water, sewer, and housing projects; business development; and leadership development.
Geographic coverage: Appalachian counties of Alabama
Application Deadline: Sep 19, 2014
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
Offers forgivable loans to students enrolled in an Alabama medical school who agree to practice primary care in a pre-approved medically, underserved community in Alabama upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
Alabama J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for three years in an underserved area of Alabama, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alabama Department of Public Health: Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Alabama March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program
Awards funding to support research and education projects that will help moms before and during their pregnancies.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2014
Sponsor: March of Dimes Foundation
Alabama Power Foundation Grant
Offers funds to nonprofit organizations in Alabama working in one of the following areas: health, human services, arts, community life, education, or the environment.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Through the program, farmers can direct a $2,500 award to a local non-profit organization that’s important to them and their community.
Geographic coverage: Available in 40 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2014
BBVA Compass Foundation Grants
Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, Puerto Rico, and Texas.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2014
Delta Doctors J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for three years in an underserved area of the Delta region, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Delta Workforce Development Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Fund
Awards funding to rural counties and parishes within the Delta region for the purposes of direct technical support and assistance needed to develop a connected workforce development system at the local level.
Geographic coverage: Available in Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Kentucky.
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2014
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Georgia-Pacific Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations projects that focus on education, the environment, community enhancement, affordable housing, arts and culture, and entrepreneurship.
Geographic coverage: Offered in 28 states in areas where Georgia-Pacific does business.
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2014
Sponsor: Georgia Pacific Foundation
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region Funding
Provides funding for National Network of Libraries members located in the Southeaster/Atlantic region to assist them in conducting outreach and technology projects.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region
Plum Creek Foundation Grants
Offers grants in 18 states to human service organizations; hospitals and medical programs, including funds for equipment; youth-serving organizations; community development projects; arts and culture projects; civic service organizations; and educational institutions.
Geographic coverage: Available in areas of company operations in 18 states.
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Plum Creek Foundation
Rural Health IT Workforce Loan Fund
Loans for health care providers in underserved communities to successfully adopt and utilize a Health IT system.
Geographic coverage: Specific counties of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Wells Fargo Corporate Giving Programs
Funding for nonprofit organizations in the areas of community development, education, human services, arts and culture, civic responsibility, and environmental consciousness.
Geographic coverage: Available in 40 States.
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wells Fargo

Inactive Funding & Opportunities in Alabama

The programs listed below have been funded in the past, but are not currently accepting applications. Information about these inactive funding programs is provided only for your convenience and does not indicate that the programs will be available in the future. To inquire about future availability of a particular program, please contact the funding agency or organization.

Adult Literacy Grants
Awards funding to nonprofit organizations that provide direct service to adults in need of literacy assistance.
Geographic coverage: 40 states where Dollar General stores are located.
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2014
Sponsor: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Appalachian Angel Capital Fund
Funding to support to local communities to form angel investment funds in the Appalachian Region.
Geographic coverage: All of West Virginia and parts of 12 other states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2012
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Grants
Awards grants in the areas of education, human services, and health.
Geographic coverage: Available in 35 states and the District of Columbia.
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2012
Sponsor: Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Delta Health Care Services Grant Program
Provides financial assistance for the development of health care services, health care cooperatives, health education programs, health care training programs, and public health-related facilities in the Delta Region.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2014
Sponsor: USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service
Delta Regional Authority States Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP)
Grants to help Delta communities create jobs and improve infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2014
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program
Grants to fund projects that address the delivery of clinical health services for individuals with, or at risk of developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity that affect rural communities in Delta states.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2013
Sponsor: Office of Rural Health Policy
Family Literacy Grants
Grants to direct family literacy service providers.
Geographic coverage: 40 states where Dollar General stores are located.
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2014
Sponsor: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Gannett Foundation Community Action Grants
Supports local organizations with funding priority given to programs that focus on education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation, and cultural enrichment.
Geographic coverage: Limited to certain areas of 35 states and U.S. territories, see sponsor's website for more details.
Application Deadline: Aug 29, 2014
Sponsor: Gannett Foundation
Healthy Workforce Challenge
Funding for pilot programs that work with local businesses to give incentives for healthy living behavior changes in the workplace. Applicants must dually apply for the Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 15, 2013
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2013
Sponsor: Delta Regional Authority
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program
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
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas
Awards funds to land grant colleges and universities for projects that will work to improve physical activity and nutrition; reduce obesity; and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke in areas where adult obesity rates are high.
Geographic coverage: Available in 25 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2014
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Senior Medicare Patrol Projects
Grants for model projects that demonstrate effective ways of utilizing retired persons as volunteer expert resources and educators in community efforts to combat health care error, fraud and abuse in the Medicare/Medicaid programs.
Geographic coverage: Available in 26 states
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 1, 2012
Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2012
Sponsor: Administration on Aging
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program - Additional Area: Alabama, California, Federal States of Micronesia, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, and Palau
Funding to provide comprehensive primary health care services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, California, Federal States of Micronesia, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Oregon, and Palau
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2013
Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care
Service Area Competition Funding for Health Center Program - Additional Areas (AL, AZ, CA, CO, KY, MO, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OK, OR, PA, PR, TN, and TX)
Funding to provide comprehensive primary health care services to an underserved area or population.
Geographic coverage: Available in 16 states and Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2014
Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care
Southern REACH (Regional Expansion of Access and Capacity to Address HIV/AIDS) Initiative
Funding for organizations to advocate for public policy changes that will affect the health, human rights, and dignity of people living with HIV/AIDS in the southern United States.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Northern Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Dec 2, 2013
Sponsor: AIDS United
State and Regional Primary Care Associations (PCA) Cooperative Agreements - Alabama and Pacific Islands
Funding to establish cooperative agreements with state and regional organizations to provide training and technical assistance (T/TA) to potential and existing section 330 health centers.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Pacific Islands
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2012
Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care
Sustainable Community Innovation Grant (SCIG) Program
Funds projects that promote both sustainable agriculture and community development strategies in the south.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 southern states. See program guidance for details.
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2012
Sponsor: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
Wal-Mart State Giving Program (Region 1)
Provides grants to organizations working in the area of hunger and nutrition; career opportunity; education; health care access; and human services.
Geographic coverage: Available in 19 states and Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Jul 12, 2014
Sponsor: Wal-Mart Foundation
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 in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2014
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Youth Literacy Grants
Funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading.
Geographic coverage: Available in 40 states.
Application Deadline: May 22, 2014
Sponsor: Dollar General Literacy Foundation

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