RAC - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Iowa Care for Yourself

Provides grants to local boards of health in Iowa to provide breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services. Geographic coverage: Iowa -- Iowa Department of Public 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. -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

Awards grants to establish community-based programs and culturally-tailored interventions to eliminate health disparities among African Americans, American Indians, Hispanics/Latinos, Asian Americans, Alaska Natives, and Pacific Islanders. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Care Grants

Awards funding to programs working in North Carolina or South Carolina and work to address barriers to health care, including quality, access, safety of services, and early intervention programs. Supports small rural hospitals with capital funding, technology development, and education and training programs. Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina -- Duke Endowment

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants

Awards grants to organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development. Geographic coverage: West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania -- Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Community-based Programs to Test and Cure Hepatitis C

Awards funding to community coalitions working to address Hepatitis C virus in populations that have documented disparities, including racial/ethic minorities and people with low socio-economic status. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

Provides funding to community-based, outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- U.S. Department of Agriculture

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 -- Wal-Mart Foundation

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 -- Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Build A Bear Children's Health and Wellness Grants

Provides direct support for children in the areas of health and wellness such as childhood disease research foundations, child safety organizations and organizations that serve children with special needs. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Build A Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation

Texas Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant

Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Texas. Geographic coverage: Texas -- Health Care Service Corporation

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