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Pride Month is in full swing as well as summer vacation, which brings relaxation, road trips, and for many, prepping for the school season to come! For those working with or providing resources to LGBTQIA+ students, find financial aid resources specifically for them, including those interested in the health professions, below. The Queer Foundation Scholarship Fund promotes… Read More »
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Health Policy Fellowship is a year-long program for Native youth 18-24 years old who are interested in making a difference in the health of their communities. Health Policy Fellows meet in-person 3 times and receive virtual trainings to strengthen their leadership skills and ability to effectively advocate for their communities…. Read More »
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced a new Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse. The intention is to provide leaders in rural communities with a place to locate Federal resources that can help them to respond to… Read More »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is accepting applications for the High Obesity Program. Funding is available for land grant universities to implement evidence-based obesity prevention strategies in counties with an adult obesity rate over 40% by leveraging community extension services. Strategies include those that will increase access healthy foods and safe and… Read More »
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Mental Health Awareness Training grants. Activities within this program include those that will train others to respond appropriately to those with mental disorders, such as: training individuals to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders; establishing links with school and/or community-based… Read More »
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities has a funding opportunity available to develop and test violence prevention interventions for middle school and high school aged youth that include the prevention of racism and discrimination as strategies. The deadline is April 25, 2018. The Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications… Read More »
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Cultural of Health Leaders Deadline: February 21, 2018 “Culture of Health Leaders is a leadership development opportunity for people working in every ﬁeld and profession who want to use their inﬂuence to advance health and equity. Our leaders’ innovation helps build a Culture of Health, one that enables everyone in America to live longer, healthier… Read More »
Voices for Healthy Kids is partnership between the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This initiative has a focus on helping all children grow up at a healthy weight. The focus of the grant opportunities is on public policy that will impact healthy weight and healthy living among children. Voices for Healthy… Read More »
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The Health Resources and Services Administration is offering grants for the Outreach Program, “a community-based grant program aimed towards promoting rural health care services by enhancing health care delivery in rural communities. Outreach projects focus on the improvement of access to services, strategies for adapting to changes in the health care environment, and overall enrichment of… Read More »
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for this federally assisted snack program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. School districts and independent schools that choose to take part in the snack program receive cash subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for each snack they serve. In return,… Read More »
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