RAC - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Medica Foundation Grant Program

Grants designed to improve primary care and preventive health services for people with disabilities, early childhood health, and organizational core mission support. Geographic coverage: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota -- Medica

AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen tribal communities and solve local problems. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Corporation for National and Community Service

Michigan Building Healthy Communities Program

Awards funding to Michigan elementary schools to undergo a "Healthy School Transformation", which will involve infusing healthy nutrition, education, and physical exercise throughout the school environment to increase children's health, fight childhood obesity, and improve academic achievement. Geographic coverage: Michigan -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation

Wisconsin School Health Award

Recognizes and celebrates schools with policies, programs, and the infrastructure to support and promote healthy eating; physical activity; alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free lifestyles; and parental and community involvement. Geographic coverage: Wisconsin -- Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Black Lung Clinics Grant Program (BLCGP)

Awards grants to state, public or private entities for screenings, diagnosis and treatment services to active, inactive, disabled, and retired coal miners. Programs must also seek to increase care coordination. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- Office of Rural Health Policy

BBVA Compass Foundation Grants

Funds organizations working in the areas of community development, education, health, human services, arts and culture, environment, and diversity. Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, Puerto Rico, and Texas. -- BBVA Compass

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Funding Opportunity

Offers funding for local health departments to develop the capacity to deliver effective Stanford model of Chronic Disease Self-Management Program or Arthritis Self-Management Program, English or Spanish (Tomando Control de su Salud) version. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- National Association of County and City Health Officials

Community Innovation Grants

Awards funding to nonprofits working to create effective, equitable, and sustainable changes in communities. Examples areas include food and hunger; child care; and community health and wellness programs. Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota -- Bush Foundation

Wal-Mart State Giving Program (Region 1)

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 19 states and Puerto Rico -- Wal-Mart Foundation

Midwest Affiliate Community Innovation Grants

Awards funding for innovative projects that engage those most at risk for cardiovascular diseases and stroke, as well as hard-to-reach audiences. Geographic coverage: Available in 11 midwestern states. -- American Heart Association

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