What We Fund
We support Rural Education, Rural Human/Social Services, Rural Conservation and Preservation, Rural Health, and Rural Arts and Humanities projects. Read our Overall Guidelines.
In its Appalachian Kentucky Grant Program, the Steele-Reese Foundation supports Rural Education projects that affect people in the Appalachian Regional Commission-identified counties in Kentucky.
In its Idaho and Montana Grant Program, the Foundation supports projects that affect people in rural areas in Idaho, Montana, and in Native nations that share the geography in the following program areas:
- Rural Education
- Rural Health
- Rural Human and Social Services
- Rural Arts and Humanities, and
- Rural Conservation or Preservation.
The Idaho and Montana Grant Program also supports projects in each of these program areas in and around Native nations that share the geography: Projects in Indian Country
Applications from organizations operating outside of these regional or program areas are not eligible for funding consideration. For information about the Appalachian Kentucky Grant Program or the Idaho and Montana Grant Program, click on the links on the right side of this page.
The Foundation’s overall guidelines and grant policies relate to each of our program areas.