Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Improve the Mental Health and Wellness of Children, Youth, and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities
Funding to provide Tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health and wellness for children, youth, and families. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - January 8, 2020 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Connections for Cardiovascular Health Next Generation Grants
Provide funding to nonprofit organizations working to improve cardiovascular health at the community level in the United States. Grants will be awarded to organizations who have never before received funding from the Foundation's CCH program. Applications from rural applicants are encouraged. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 17, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 11, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts
Grants to enhance and expand substance use disorder treatment services in existing drug courts, recognizing the need for treatment instead of incarceration for individuals with substance use disorders. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 9, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances
Supports the operation, expansion, and integration of Systems of Care intended to increase the provision and availability of mental health services to children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 4, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants
Grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - November 26, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative - Category III Community Treatment and Services Centers (CTS)
Grants to increase access to treatment and services for all children and adolescents, and their families who have experienced traumatic events. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - October 29, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Community Grant Program
Grants for projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care in Arizona. Geographic coverage: Arizona -- Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - September 24, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Healthy Eating Research Grants
Grants to support actionable research that advances health equity in the areas of nutritional disparities, nutrition, and food security. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - June 19, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Transitional Living Program
Grants to implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent children. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - May 15, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Forward Promise: Partnering with Systems to Disrupt Dehumanization
Grants to support the planning, implementation, and evaluation of partnership efforts between community-based organizations and youth-serving systems to address the root causes of health disparities and expand and promote the health and well-being of boys and young men of color. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - May 15, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Colorado Supporting Healthy Minds and Youth Resiliency
Grants to organizations in Colorado for projects designed to build social-emotional skills and create supportive environments to improve resiliency for young people facing barriers to mental well-being. Geographic coverage: Colorado -- Colorado Health Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - April 12, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program
Grants for the development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams and the development of technology for local or regional anonymous reporting systems. Technology may be in the form of an app, hotline, or website, and the proposed technology solutions may be those that could be used during an incident to assist in securing the safety of those involved, including sharing information with first responders. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - April 9, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Replication of Programs Proven Effective through Rigorous Evaluation to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy, Behavioral Risk Factors Underlying Teenage Pregnancy, or Other Associated Risk Factors (Tier 1, Phase I)
Funding for projects that replicate programs that have been proven effective through rigorous evaluation to reduce teenage pregnancy, behavioral risk factors underlying teenage pregnancy, or other associated risk factors. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - March 5, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children ’s Health Grant Program
Grants to promote the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development to ensure children are thriving in safe, supportive environments, and entering school ready to learn and able to succeed. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - February 20, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Grant Program
Grants to develop a comprehensive, collaborative, and evidence-based approach to: (1) increase the number of youth-serving organizations who are able to identify and refer youth at risk of suicide; (2) increase the capacity of clinical service providers to assess, manage, and treat youth at risk of suicide; and (3) improve the continuity of care and follow-up of youth identified to be at risk for suicide, including those who have been discharged from emergency department and inpatient psychiatric units. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health a...
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - January 18, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

South Carolina Health Priority Grants
Grants for projects that align with the mission of Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation to promote and support healthier South Carolinians, particularly the economically vulnerable, by supporting solutions to address access to care, healthcare workforce, and quality improvement. Geographic coverage: South Carolina -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - January 4, 2019 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation Brighter Futures Community Grant
Funding for community-based oral health programs in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, with special consideration given to programs that promote and/or provide oral health for underserved, at-risk populations. Geographic coverage: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana -- Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 12, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Connecting Kids to Coverage Healthy Kids 2019 Outreach and Enrollment Grants
Grants to organizations that help families with children enroll in health coverage opportunities, including Medicaid, CHIP, and insurance affordability programs. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - November 30, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Episcopal Health Foundation Strategy Grants
Grants for projects in Texas that strengthen systems of health, build health-promoting communities, and invest in early childhood brain development. Geographic coverage: Texas -- Episcopal Health Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - November 5, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Migrant and Seasonal Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming for migrant and seasonal families, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - October 30, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Offers funding to new and existing Early Head Start programs for American Indian/Alaska Native populations to promote school readiness for low-income children. Programs must leverage existing local resources to provide family-centered services designed to promote the development of the youngest children, to engage parents in their roles as primary caregivers and teachers of their children, help parents move toward self-sufficiency, and prepare children for the transition to school. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children fun...
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - October 29, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Healthy Start: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health
Grants for high-risk communities with infant mortality rates at least 1.5 times the U.S. national average and high rates of other adverse perinatal outcomes with the goal of reduce disparities in health status between the general population and individuals who are members of disparity populations. Funding is set aside for rural communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - October 2, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Grant Program
Grants for projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care in Arizona. Geographic coverage: Arizona -- Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - September 12, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

School Nutrition Equipment Grants
Funding for schools to purchase equipment that will enhance the long term implementation of a lunch or breakfast program. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Fuel Up to Play 60 (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - August 22, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Georgia SHAPE School Nutrition and Physical Activity Grant Program
Grants for public school programs that address physical activity and nutrition for children in Georgia. Geographic coverage: Georgia -- Georgia Department of Public Health (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - August 2, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Duke Endowment Child Care Grants
Funding to expand opportunities for vulnerable children in North Carolina and South Carolina, including out of home care and evidenced-based programs focused on prevention and early intervention for at-risk children. Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina -- The Duke Endowment (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - July 13, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation S.M.I.L.E. Grants
Provides grants to organizations throughout New Jersey and Connecticut that focus on access to dental care for underserved children, people with disabilities, and seniors. Geographic coverage: New Jersey and Connecticut -- Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc. (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - June 28, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Full-Service Community Schools Program
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 priority given to high poverty rural schools. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- U.S. Department of Education (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - June 13, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Arcora Foundation Transformation Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in the state of Washington in the form of capital funding to increase access to dental care or operational funding to test innovative oral health delivery strategies that address social determinants of health. Geographic coverage: Washington -- Arcora Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - May 10, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants: Rural & Native American Initiative
Grants to build the technical and administrative capacity of community development corporations, community housing development organizations, and Native American organizations to carry out community development and affordable housing activities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - May 1, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Implementation and Expansion Grants
Grants to sustain and/or expand evidence-based home visiting services in tribal communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Administration for Children and Families (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - April 30, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Awards funding for projects designed to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance abuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - April 24, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Building Resilience in Children Grants
Offers funding to support work that builds resilience in children and helps buffer against the negative health consequences of trauma and toxic stress. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Cambia Health Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - April 11, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program
Grants to establish and enhance nutrition centers of excellence to improve access to comprehensive, community-based, nutrition-centered, and culturally competent coordinated care by increasing the availability of practitioners trained in maternal and child health nutrition. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - April 4, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Alliant Energy Partnership Programs
Funding for communities in Iowa and Wisconsin for projects and programs working in the areas of community development; professional and workforce development; retention, marketing, and recruitment; and building/site development. Geographic coverage: Iowa and Wisconsin -- Alliant Energy (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - March 23, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation Grants
Grants for programs across the state of Idaho, with emphasis on rural healthcare, educational programs for children, and programs in underserved communities for underserved populations. Geographic coverage: Idaho -- Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - March 22, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Iowa Community Coalition Grant
Grants to community coalitions in Iowa to reduce underage use of alcohol and/or binge drinking. Geographic coverage: Iowa -- Iowa Department of Public Health (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - February 13, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Mississippi Rural Medical and Science Scholars Program
A 4-week summer program to expose Mississippi high school students to the day-to-day practice of medicine and sciences in rural areas and the academic requirements necessary to become a physician. Geographic coverage: Mississippi -- Mississippi State University Extension Service (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - February 8, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Tribal Justice Systems: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Offers grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and implementation to improve tribal justice and safety including community wellness and capacity to prevent crime. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - January 9, 2018 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Exploratory and Developmental Research Grant to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21)
Awards funding for exploratory/developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology improves healthcare quality and outcomes. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 18, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Assistance Program
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Office on Violence Against Women (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 15, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Awards funding for research projects that target the reduction of health disparities among children, including rural, low-income, geographically isolated children. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - December 12, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Arcora Foundation Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in the state of Washington in the form of capital funding to increase access to dental care or operational funding to test innovative oral health delivery strategies and address social determinants of health. Geographic coverage: Washington -- Arcora Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - October 2, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Rural Impact County Challenge: Community Coaching to Combat Rural Child Poverty
The Rural Impact County Challenge will recognize and support counties making strides in reducing child poverty in rural communities. The challenge will provide community coaching and resources to develop and implement evidenced-based approaches to reduce the number of children and families living in poverty in rural areas. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- National Association of Counties (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - August 25, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program
Supplies Michigan teachers and administrators with the resources and tools needed to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness. Geographic coverage: Michigan -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - July 5, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

BNSF Railway Foundation Grants
Offers grants to organizations that operate near a BNSF railway line. Among others, priority areas include health and human service organizations, programs that address chemical dependency treatment and prevention, spouse and child abuse, women's and children's aid, transitional shelters, hospitals, medical programs, and youth development programs. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- BNSF Railway Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - July 3, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Feeding Hungry Minds: Superintendent Leadership for Alternative School Breakfast Program
Funding for infrastructure, such as kiosks, insulated bags, and other equipment and supplies for alternative school breakfast implementation. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- The School Superintendents Association (AASA), Walmart Foundation (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - June 15, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)
Supports the development of programs that apply comprehensive, culturally-appropriate approaches to fostering Native youth resilience, capacity building, and leadership, thus ensuring opportunities for all Native youth to thrive. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Administration for Native Americans (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - June 13, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding

Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants
Funding for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities. Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. -- Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health (Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Children funding opportunities via the Rural Assistance Center - June 12, 2017 Category: Child Development Source Type: funding