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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: American Indian or Alaska Native

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

Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants
Grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, Tribes, and territories to help them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Public Health Associate Program
A paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where associates gain hands-on experience across a variety of public health settings. In addition to associates looking for training, the CDC are seeking partnerships with public health agencies and tribal and nongovernmental organizations to serve as host sites for public health associates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Externship in Addiction Psychiatry
A clinical shadowing program for minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention for racial/ethnic minorities and underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Oregon Community Grant Program
Grants for projects that address the most pressing challenges in Oregon, including COVID-19, systemic racism and racial injustice, wildfires, and the under-investment and lack of infrastructure in under-resourced rural and marginalized communities across the state
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation
Broad Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding
Funding for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research that can inform clinical decision-making for a range of conditions, populations, and treatments. Special areas of emphasis for the 2021 cycle include 1) increasing access to maternal care; 2) improving care for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities growing into adulthood; and 3) improving outcomes and mitigating health effects of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 2, 2021
Application Deadline: May 4, 2021
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Empowering Communities to Reduce Falls and Falls Risk
Grants to help communities reduce falls and/or falls risk among older adults and adults with disabilities through the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs. An emphasis is on projects that will target specific populations, such as rural communities, underserved areas, veterans, caregivers, or Tribal elders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 2, 2021
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Native American Congressional Internship
A summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program
Grants to provide reentry services and programs for youth with the goals of reducing recidivism and improving outcomes for youth returning to their communities after detention or out-of-home placement. Services may include substance use disorder treatment and services, physical healthcare, mental healthcare, and comprehensive housing services. Projects in rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice