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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.

Colorado COVID Relief Fund
Grants for community-based organizations in Colorado to address prevention, impact, and recovery needs of communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Household Water Well System Grants
Grants for qualified nonprofit organizations and tribes to create a revolving loan fund to increase access to clean, reliable water for households in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships
Scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Indigenous Canadian students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees at Tribal colleges and universities and nonprofit, accredited schools in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Native American Agriculture Fund Grants
Grants for organizations and agencies that support Native American farmers and ranchers, with special emphasis on traditional foods and food sovereignty programs, hemp production analysis, youth programming, and agricultural sciences. Activities in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation are encouraged during the 2020 funding cycle.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsor: Native American Agriculture Fund
Minority Research Grant Program
Grants to support research aimed at reducing health disparities by researchers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response
Non-competitive grants for Tribal governments and Tribal organizations to carry out public health emergency response activities in response to COVID-19. Activities may include surveillance, epidemiology, laboratory capacity, infection control, mitigation, communications, and other preparedness and response activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2020
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program
Funding for communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support investigative and collaborative research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program
Grants to train school personnel and educate students to prevent student violence, develop and operate anonymous reporting systems concerning threats of school violence, and develop and operate school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 9, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 and R21)
Funding for research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of opioid use disorder, and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services