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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.

Provider's Clinical Support System - Universities
Funding to support graduate-level education for students in medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and other eligible advanced practice nursing programs with a focus on treating opioid use disorders and prescribing medications for opioid use disorder in office-based settings upon graduation. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-serving Institutions, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving Institutions are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships
Scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Indigenous Canadian students seeking technical, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and universities and nonprofit, accredited schools in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Improving Postpartum Maternal Outcomes for Populations Experiencing Disparities
Funding for clinical effectiveness research that compares multicomponent strategies to improve early detection of and timely care for complications up to six weeks postpartum among women in underserved populations, including women living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jun 1, 2022
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Expansion of Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Across the U.S.
Funding for the implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive public health approach to suicide prevention with a focus on one or more disproportionately affected population. Disproportionately affected populations include veterans, rural communities, tribal populations, LGBTQ, homeless, and others that account for a significant proportion of the suicide burden and/or have suicide rates greater than the general population in a jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 2, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Micro-Grants for Food Security Program
Grants to eligible agencies for the competitive distribution of sub-grants that increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food in areas that have significant levels of food insecurity.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, U.S. Virgin Islands
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center
Funding to support a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Community Vitality Grants
Grants for native community projects in the areas of traditional foodways, health and healing, language revitalization, and cultural knowledge sharing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2022
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc. (SGF)
Tribal Colleges Extension Program - Capacity Applications
Grants to build extension program capacity at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Funding will support one or more extension program areas including agriculture; community resources and economic development; family development and resource management; 4-H and youth development; leadership and volunteer development; natural resources and environmental management; and nutrition, diet and health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grants
Community-based grants for eligible entities to provide, or coordinate the provision of, suicide prevention services to eligible veterans and their families. Priority is given to rural communities, tribal lands, medically underserved areas, and U.S. Territories.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs