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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians

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

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds
Funding for tribal governments for the purposes of transportation projects related to safety, safety planning, and safety/ infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Highway Administration, Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH)
WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant Program
Supports the development or improvement of housing facilities in Wisconsin for low-income people with special needs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing
Funding set aside for tribes to address multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home by identifying and remediating housing-related environmental health and safety hazards in privately owned, low-income rental, and/or owner occupied housing, especially in units and/or buildings where families with children, the elderly, or persons with disabilities live.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Public Transportation on Indian Reservations: Tribal Transit Program
Funding to support planning, capital, and operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Among other things, this funding supports partnerships working to expand access to health, medical, and social service providers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program
Grants to assist federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations in assuming all or part of existing Indian Health Service programs, services, functions, and activities. Funds may also be used to obtain technical assistance for program planning and evaluation, including development of management systems for contract management; and for planning, designing, monitoring, and evaluating federal programs serving tribes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 and R34)
Grants for research to develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in under-resourced settings. Under-resourced settings and populations include members of minority groups, other individuals experiencing disparities in mental health outcomes, and people living in a geographic area with a shortage of healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 25, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Aug 27, 2020
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation Grant Program
Funding for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal healthcare facilities/systems for evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation projects, electronic nicotine delivery systems cessation, and "quit smoking" campaigns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
COVID-19 Tribal School Readiness Mini-grant
Mini-grants for tribes and tribal organization to strengthen school preparation and readiness to ensure safe operation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board