U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has announced the launch of the Economic Development Administration's (EDA) $10 million funding opportunity for the 2015 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program competition. Under this program, the EDA is soliciting applications for two funding opportunities: the i6 Challenge, which funds organizations that help innovators and entrepreneurs turn ideas and research into viable, sustainable companies, and Seed Fund Support Grants, which funds regionally-focused seed capital funds that provide early-stage capital to innovation-based startups with a potential for high growth. Read more. Applications due: Oct 5, 2015
Rural Health Fellows Program - Application deadline: Aug 31, 2015
A year-long, intensive program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders. Sponsor: National Rural Health Association
Rural Integration Models for Parents and Children to Thrive (IMPACT) Demonstration - Application deadline: Aug 31, 2015
Provides technical assistance and other support for up to 10 rural and tribal communities to develop innovative, two-generation strategies to reducing child poverty. Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grant Announcement: Small Grants Program for Transporting Healthy Food - Application Deadline: September 18th
CSX and The Conservation Fund (The Fund) have joined forces to help combat food insecurity for a second year! Specifically, CSX and The Fund will provide small grants to support our country's local food distributors transport and distribute fresh, healthy food to communities in need. More than 23 million Americans across the country have limited or no access to fresh produce, dairy, meats, and seafood. One of the contributing factors to these "food deserts" is the lack of local infrastructure to distribute fresh food to markets. We need to connect people to food, and food to people! >>Learn more and download an application!
Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work WIC Breastfeeding Curriculum and Training solicitation is posted on http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=278466. This solicitation is open to non-profit organizations and closes on September 28, 2015. Only non-profit organizations, for-profit educational institutions and WIC State agencies with extensive experience in the provision of breastfeeding education and training and breastfeeding course development may apply. http://origin.drupal.fns.usda.gov/wic/wic-breastfeeding-curricula-and-training-request-application
Funding for youth-based environmental programs - The deadline for spring and summer projects is Sept. 30. The Captain Planet Foundation funds projects that give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live.
Safe Places to Play Grant - Deadline: Oct 2, 2015. Funder: US Soccer Foundation
Developing Healthy Places - Deadline: Ongoing. Funder: The Kresge Foundation
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) - Application deadline: Oct 22, 2015
Provides loan repayment assistance to medical students (MD and DO) who agree to provide primary care health services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of greatest need. Sponsor: National Health Service Corps
Community HealthCorps - Application deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
Offers monetary sums for education or loan repayment in exchange for full-time service in a rural or underserved community. Community HealthCorps Members perform a variety of activities associated with health services and programs for patients and communities, often by functioning as community health workers. Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers
Community Response Fund - Application deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
Supports organizations, activities, and events that offer short-term, immediate solutions to oral healthcare challenges in underserved communities. Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation
SBA 7a Loans - Application deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
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. Sponsor: Small Business Administration
USDA Community Facilities Loan and Grant Program - Application deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
Funding to construct, enlarge, or improve essential community facilities for healthcare, public safety, education, and public services in rural areas. Sponsor: USDA Rural Development
AAUW Invites Applications for Career Development Grants - DEADLINE: December 15, 2015
Grants of up to $12,000 will be awarded to women who hold a bachelor's degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce....
Applications Invited for Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol National Child Care Teacher Awards - DEADLINE: January 4, 2016
Fifty pre-K teachers will be selected to receive grants of $1,000 in honor of their dedication to providing high-quality child care....
Humane Society of the United States Foundation Invites Nominations for 2016 National Kind Teacher Award - DEADLINE: February 15, 2016
One winner will receive a framed certificate and a scholarship to the Humane Society University's Certified Humane Education Specialist program....
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