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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.

Alcohol and Other Substance Use Research Education Programs for Health Professionals (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Grants to support research educational and outreach activities that complement other formal training programs in the mission areas of the NIH Institutes and Centers, especially the public health impact of alcohol, opioids, and other substances, their associated consequences, and the persistent stigma associated with them.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Eating Research: COVID-19 and Socioeconomic Recovery Efforts Impacts on Children's Health and Well-Being
Funding for research on how COVID-19 recovery-related social and economic programs and policies impact child obesity, diet quality, food security, and other relevant child and family health outcomes among lower-income and families of color. Populations of focus include Black, Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2022
Sponsors: Duke University, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
New Models of Integrated HIV/AIDS, Addiction, and Primary Care Services (R01 and R34 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects that develop or test innovative models of care which integrate HIV, substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment with primary care services. Research in states and counties identified in the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative, including areas with the highest rural HIV burden, are specifically encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 18, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bloomberg Fellows Indigenous Scholars
Provides public health training, scholarships, and stipends for individuals who are currently working with organizations in the areas of adolescent health, addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, and violence. Beginning in 2022, the Bloomberg Fellows program will support cohorts of Indigenous Scholars that are looking to use public health tools to address the most pressing issues in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsors: Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Brownfield Assessment Grants
Grants for assessing, prioritizing, and planning for the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites that are complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfield Cleanup Grants
Grants to carry out cleanup activities at specific brownfield sites, resulting in better community environmental health. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund Grants
Grants to eligible agencies to capitalize a revolving loan fund that will provide loans and subgrants to eligible entities to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites contaminated with hazardous substances and/or petroleum. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Indian Housing Block Grant Program
Grants to develop, maintain, and operate affordable housing in safe and healthy environments on American Indian reservations and in other American Indian areas, and to carry out other affordable housing activities that benefit low-income families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Rural Veterans Health Access Program
Grants for current Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program award recipients in states with certified Critical Access Hospitals to work with providers and other partners to improve access to needed healthcare services and to improve the coordination of care for veterans living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services