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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.

Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Community Care Corps Local Models Program
Funding for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities to help individuals maintain their independence and age in place. The program intends to fund local models that represent a diverse cross section of the United States in terms of geography; urban, rural, frontier, and tribal communities; and underserved and limited English-speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Caregiver Action Network, National Association for Area Agencies on Aging, The Oasis Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Native Voices Rising Grants
General operating support grants designed to strengthen Native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
Well-being for All: Power of She Grant
Grants to support entrepreneurs and organizations committed to making wellness and fitness more accessible and inclusive to female Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Athleta, Women's Sports Foundation
Addressing Dementia in Indian Country: Models of Care
Funding to support the development of models of comprehensive and sustainable dementia care and services in tribal and urban Indian communities that are responsive to the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Leighton Memorial Grant Award
An unrestricted grant to a coalition or collaborative in a rural, frontier, or tribal area of California that has demonstrated success in improving emergency response and prehospital care with a focus on addressing inequity.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: Carestar Foundation
Education and Outreach for Dental Therapy in Tribal Settings
Grants to support education and outreach on tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs
Grants to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy
Grants for projects that implement dental therapy in tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board