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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Abuse and violence

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters
On-site technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence, strengthen advocacy, and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2018
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Minnesota Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Grant Program
Funding for projects focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians and people of color in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 5, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
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
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Bloomberg Fellows
A fellowship for individuals who want to achieve a Master's or PhD degree in Public Health, as well as on-the-ground training and experience. The program is looking for leaders working in the areas of addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2018
Sponsors: Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Health Security
Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants
Grants for nonprofit programs and projects that benefit customers in Alliant Energy communities in Iowa and Wisconsin in the areas of helping families, education, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin and Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: Alliant Energy Foundation
BNSF Railway Foundation Grants
Grants to organizations that operate near a BNSF railway line. 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 in areas near BNSF rail lines.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Foundation
Elder Maltreatment Survey: Data Collection Assistance
Technical assistance for American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads in the collection of local data on elder abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Ford Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants to small, rural communities for community development, technical assistance, critical needs, increased access to healthcare, youth development, and child welfare.
Geographic coverage: Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Ford Family Foundation
Online Sexual Violence Training for Community Health Workers/ Promotoras
A 4-hour online course that provides an introduction to basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Rural Women's Health Network
Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training Opportunities
Live, online, and clinical training courses related to the identification, collection, and preservation of medical forensic evidence obtained during the treatment of victims of sexual and domestic violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, International Association of Forensic Nurses