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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.

Cross-jurisdictional Systems Improvement Partnership Technical Assistance Opportunity
Technical assistance designed to strengthen cross-jurisdictional partnerships among local, tribal, and state health entities to develop and implement a shared action plan toward public health systems improvement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsors: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, National Indian Health Board
National Indian Health Board Public Health Innovation Awards
Honorary awards to recognize excellence, achievement, and innovation for individuals, Tribes, organizations, and programs that have enriched and improved American Indian and Alaska Native public health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2019
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Partnership to Promote Local Efforts To Reduce Environmental Exposure
Grants to build community capacity to assess and respond to site-specific issues involving human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Funding may be used to conduct site-specific health assessments and provide recommendations to prevent, reduce, or eliminate harmful exposures and to educate the community, stakeholders, and health professionals on site-specific environmental exposures and risks to human health. When planning project activities, applicants must consider sensitive populations such as children and the elderly, as well as underserved populations such as tribes, people with disabilities, rural populations, and populations where English is a second language.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Request for Proposals from Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia for Nonpoint Source Management Grants Under Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 319
Funding for eligible tribes and intertribal consortia to develop and/or implement watershed-based plans and on-the-ground projects that address nonpoint source impairments and contribute to overall protection and improvement of water quality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Montana Meadowlark Initiative
Funding and technical assistance to implement a coordinated, team-based approach that improves outcomes for women with substance use disorders and mental illness. The Initiative will support at least one prenatal practice in each Montana community that has a hospital that delivers babies. Family practitioners, obstetricians, midwives, and rural hospitals are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation
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: Jan 1, 2020
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2020
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Wildhorse Foundation Rapid Response Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used for small needs that surface throughout the year to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 1, 2020
Arcora Foundation Transformation Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in the state of Washington in the form of capital funding to increase access to dental care or operational funding to test innovative oral health delivery strategies that address social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2020
Sponsor: Arcora Foundation