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New Funding & Opportunities From the Past 30 Days:

Wood to Energy Grant Program
Offers funding for the final engineering of projects that use woody biomass to produce thermal, electrical, liquid, or gaseous energy. An example project might include converting from natural gas to wood energy at a rural hospital, thereby reducing overall operating costs.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2014

Alliant Energy Community Grants Program
Awards funding to communities for projects and programs working in the civic development, culture, arts, education, environment, and human services.
    Geographic Coverage: Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
    Application Deadline: May 15, 2014

Missouri Foundation for Health Special Projects Grants
Grants to support community-based health improvement projects in Missouri.
    Geographic Coverage: Missouri
    Application Deadline: May 19, 2014

Open Meadows Foundation Grants
Grants for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2014

Kaiser Permanente Community Fund
Offers funding to support community-driven efforts to address factors in the social, policy, and physical environment that impact community health.
    Geographic Coverage: Washington and Oregon
    Letter of Intent (Required): May 14, 2014
    Application Deadline: May 23, 2014

USDA Community Facilities Loan and Grant Program
Funding to construct, enlarge, or improve essential community facilities for health care, public safety, and public services in rural areas.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

SBA 7a Loans
Provides loans to small businesses (including small healthcare practices) for working capital; equipment purchase; real estate purchase; building construction or renovation; business acquisition; and debt refinancing.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

SBA Certified Development Company (504) Loan Program
Provides small businesses with long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets, such as land and buildings. 504 Loans are good options for health care practitioners who want to build a new office, or expand or renovate an existing medical building.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Urban and Non-Urban Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)
Funding to provide job training, counseling, and placement services (including job readiness, literacy, and skills training) to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the labor force.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 13, 2014

National Health Service Corps Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Provides recruitment and retention assistance to healthcare facilities located in a Health Professional Shortage Area.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2014

Wal-Mart State Giving Program (Region 2)
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 31 states
    Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2014

Research on Children in Military Families: The Impact of Parental Military Deployment and Reintegration on Child and Family Functioning
Funds to encourage conferences and meetings to examine questions relating to the impact of parental military deployment, combat-related stress, and military reintegration.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2014

Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse
Funding for collaborative regional partnerships that provide activities and services designed to increase the well-being, improve permanency outcomes, and enhance the safety of children and families experiencing substance use disorders.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2014

Montana Rural Physician Incentive Program (MRPIP)
Offers loan repayment assistance to physicians who agree to practice in underserved areas of Montana.
    Geographic Coverage: Montana
    Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2014

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region Funding
Provides funding for National Network of Libraries members located in the Middle Atlantic region to assist them in conducting outreach and technology projects.
    Geographic Coverage: Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Healthy Environments
Funding to improve the health and well being of vulnerable children from low-income families by making the places they live, learn, and play safe and supportive of overall good health.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Colonias Needs Assessment - Technical Assistance and Training Grant Program
Awards funding to identify and address small communities’ gaps in water and wastewater infrastructure development and in technical capacity in the Mexico Border region.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2014

NOSORH Grantwriting Institute: Beyond the Basics
A four-part training series designed to help rural health professionals build grantwriting and grant management skills.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2014

Minnesota Blandin Community Broadband Program
Supports work and programs that increase broadband access in rural communities of Minnesota.
    Geographic Coverage: Minnesota
    Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2014

Arkansas General Improvement Fund Community Enhancement and Fire Protection
Funding to assist rural communities in Arkansas with development and improvement of local facilities, including fire departments.
    Geographic Coverage: Arkansas
    Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2014

Texas Capital Fund Real Estate Development Loans
Provides a zero-interest loan to fund real estate acquisition or improvements to create or retain permanent jobs in primarily rural communities and counties.
    Geographic Coverage: Texas
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Texas Capital Fund Infrastructure Development
Provides grants for Infrastructure Development to create or retain permanent jobs in rural areas of Texas.
    Geographic Coverage: Texas
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

U.S. Bancorp Foundation Grants
Support for the creation of economic opportunity through grants to organizations that provide affordable housing, encourage self-sufficiency, and assist economic development.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region Funding
Provides funding for National Network of Libraries members located in the Pacific Southwest region to assist them in conducting outreach and technology projects.
    Geographic Coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and U.S. Territories
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Fuel Up to Play 60 Grants
Offers funding to schools to start or maintain a healthy nutrition and physical activity program.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2014

Nebraska Rural Health Student Loan Program
Offers forgivable loans to medical, dental, physician assistant, and graduate-level mental health students who agree to practice in a state-designated shortage area upon graduation.
    Geographic Coverage: Nebraska
    Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2014

Iowa J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa to foreign physicians who commit to serving for three years in an underserved area of Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States.
    Geographic Coverage: Iowa
    Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2014 Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Northwest Health Foundation Event Sponsorships
Provides sponsorship for events that promote health or contribute to the determinants of health in Oregon or southwest Washington.
    Geographic Coverage: Oregon and southwest Washington.
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

North Carolina Ribbon of Hope Mini-Grants Program
Supports activities that establish or expand local programs in health, science, and education that serve identified needs of local North Carolina communities.
    Geographic Coverage: North Carolina
    Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2014

Otto Bremer Foundation Grants
Provides funding for organizations working to supply people with basic needs and helping them become financially stable and self-reliant. Funding is available for a variety of reasons, including general operating support and capital projects.
    Geographic Coverage: North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Provides support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
    Geographic Coverage: Colorado
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals
Awards funding to colleges and universities to support pre-degree internships and field placements for students pursuing careers in certain behavioral health careers. Special consideration will be given to programs that provide information and education dissemination to rural and medically underserved areas.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2014

Maine Rural Medical Access Program (RMAP)
Offers a rebate on malpractice insurance premiums for physicians providing OB/GYN and prenatal care in rural and underserved areas of Maine.
    Geographic Coverage: Maine
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2014

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Healthy Aging Grant
Funding for programs designed to address the health care needs of older adults, including health and wellness programs; transportation programs; and programs that support mental, social, and physical health.
    Geographic Coverage: Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    Letter of Intent (Required): May 9, 2014
    Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2014

Housing Counseling Training Program
Funds for training activities designed to improve the quality of counseling provided by housing counselors.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 5, 2014

School Grants for Healthy Kids
Awards funding to support school breakfast and physical activity programs.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2014

Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain health care professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
    Geographic Coverage: Nebraska
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Circle of Excellence Recognition Awards
Awards for nurses who care for critically ill patients.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2014

Missouri Expanding Coverage Through Consumer Assistance
Provides funding to organizations to assist eligible Missourians with enrolling in new health insurance coverage options and affordability programs made available through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
    Geographic Coverage: Missouri
    Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2014

340B Drug Pricing Program
Allows certain facilities such as Critical Access Hospitals and Federally-qualified health center look-alikes to purchase prescription and non-prescription medications at reduced cost.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

3RNet Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Hershey Foundation Grants
Funding for unique, innovative, and creative projects for children in Northeast Ohio.
    Geographic Coverage: Northeast Ohio
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, physician assistants, dentists, advanced nurse practitioners, and nurse midwives who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.
    Geographic Coverage: Louisiana
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2014

Nonprofit Training Resource Fund
Grants to organizations for employees to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance their job performance.
    Geographic Coverage: Available in 16 states; see the program website for details.
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Iowa Dental Education Loan Repayment Program/FIND Project
Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to serve in a dental health professional shortage area of Iowa.
    Geographic Coverage: Iowa
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

Kansas Health Foundation Recognition Grants
Funding for unsolicited requests specifically targeted for grassroots groups doing innovative and meaningful work that fits within the foundation's mission to improve the health of all Kansans.
    Geographic Coverage: Kansas
    Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2014

Oregon Rural Practitioner Tax Credit Program
Offers personal income tax credits to dentists, physicians, podiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists, and optometrists who practice in eligible rural areas of Oregon.
    Geographic Coverage: Oregon
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment assistance to certain health care professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of New Mexico.
    Geographic Coverage: New Mexico
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

Alaska Native Education Equity
The purpose of this program is to support innovative projects that enhance the educational services provided to Alaska Native children and adults.
    Geographic Coverage: Alaska
    Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2014

Emergency Disaster Grant Program
Provides assistance to members of the dental profession who have lost property in a declared disaster and supports organizations that can provide emergency dental care in areas affected by disasters.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Atherton Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants for projects and programs in Hawaii in the areas of arts, culture, and humanities; community development; education; environment; health; human services; spiritual development; and youth development.
    Geographic Coverage: Hawaii
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Samuel D. Harris Fund for Children's Dental Health Dentistry Grant Program
Awards funds to parent/caregiver education programs to prevent early childhood dental caries in babies and toddlers.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2014

National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region Funding
Provides funding for National Network of Libraries members located in the South Central region to assist them in conducting outreach and technology projects.
    Geographic Coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

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

Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Offers loan repayment to physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
    Geographic Coverage: Texas
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2014

TIGER Discretionary Grants
Awards grants for transportation projects that better connect communities to centers of employment, education, and services and that hold promise to stimulate long-term job growth, especially in economically distressed areas. Applications may included linkages between transportation improvements, including walking and bike trails, and overall community wellness, health, and livability.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2014

Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Funds projects in Colorado that improve or increase access to community health programs and services, especially projects that target underserved populations.
    Geographic Coverage: Colorado
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Maine Discretionary Grants and Meeting Support
Awards grants to organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for the uninsured and/or medically underserved in Maine.
    Geographic Coverage: Maine
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

ACF Strengthening Organizations Grant
Provides organizational support to nonprofit organization in Alaska.
    Geographic Coverage: Alaska
    Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2014

WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant Program
Supports the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income people.
    Geographic Coverage: Wisconsin
    Application Deadline: May 2, 2014

Native Hawaiian Education Program
Grants to support innovative projects that enhance the educational services provided to Native Hawaiian children and adults.
    Geographic Coverage: Hawaii
    Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2014

Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas
Awards grants to organizations that assist veterans in rural areas with transportation to VA medical centers and other VA and non-VA facilities for medical care.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: May 27, 2014

Indian and Native American Employment and Training Programs
Funding to organizations that provide employment and training services to Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2014

Illinois Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program
Offers scholarships to registered nurses in Illinois who are pursuing careers as nurse practitioners and agree to practice in rural Illinois upon graduation.
    Geographic Coverage: Illinois
    Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

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
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Federal Property Suitable as Facilities to Assist the Homeless
Offers unutilized, underutilized, excess, or surplus federal properties for use to assist homeless persons.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Innovative Approaches to Improve Community Health
Supports promising new practices that serve vulnerable populations by advancing prevention, improving access, and integrating primary community and clinical care.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Federal Surplus Real Property Available for Public Use
Enables certain nonfederal organizations to obtain property that the federal government no longer needs.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistant Program (RIMSAP)
Provides loans to University of Illinois Medical School students wishing to specialize in family practice or another primary health care field, who agree to practice in an approved rural community in Illinois.
    Geographic Coverage: Illinois
    Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2014

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Provides funding to organizations in Arkansas working in the areas of economic development; education; and economic, racial, and social justice.
    Geographic Coverage: Arkansas
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Illinois Dental Sealant Oral Health Program
Grants to assist providers of public health services to provide dental sealants to Illinois children.
    Geographic Coverage: Illinois
    Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2014

Public Access to Defibrillation Demonstration Projects
Funding to develop and implement innovative, comprehensive, community-based public access defibrillation demonstration projects.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2014

Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant Program (RAED)
Offers grants to rural community organizations for the purchase, placement, and training in the use of automated external defibrillators.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2014

Illinois Oral Health Needs Assessment and Planning
Funding to assist communities to determine oral health status and plan comprehensive oral health programs designed to meet community needs.
    Geographic Coverage: Illinois
    Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2014

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