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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Black or African American

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

Hillman Emergent Innovation Program
Grants to accelerate the development of creative nursing-driven interventions that will improve the health and healthcare of marginalized populations. Projects should target populations that encounter barriers to healthcare, including Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), the economically disadvantaged, LGBTQ+ people, people experiencing homelessness, rural populations, refugee, and immigrant populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 27, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2024
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Hillman Innovations in Care Program
Funding for innovative, nursing-driven models of care designed to improve the health and healthcare of marginalized populations. Target populations include Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), the economically disadvantaged, LGBTQ+ people, people experiencing homelessness, rural populations, refugee, and immigrant populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 27, 2024
Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsor: Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellowship
A 2-year fellowship for minority psychiatry residents or those interested in minority and vulnerable populations. Activities are designed to prepare residents to teach, administer, and provide culturally competent, evidence based mental health and substance abuse services for diverse minority groups and at-risk populations. Populations include American Indians, Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, Black/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, LGBTQ, and religious minorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
American College of Lifestyle Medicine HEAL Scholarship Program
A scholarship for clinicians who are underrepresented in medicine to assist with the costs associated with attaining education and certification in lifestyle medicine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2024
Sponsor: American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM)
Healthy Eating Research: Supportive and Equitable Policies and Programs Enabling All U.S. Children and Adolescents to Thrive
Funding for research on supportive family policies and programs with a potential to impact equitable access to nutritious food in communities, nutrition security, diet quality, and improved nutrition and health outcomes. Populations of focus include low income families, and Black, Latino/a, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 3, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2024
Sponsors: Duke University, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program
Grants to establish, maintain, and expand sustainable, culturally appropriate services that address the unique needs and challenges of victims of sexual assault from culturally specific communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 14, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Assistance Program
Grants for projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 12, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
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: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Adult Treatment Court Site-Based
Grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts, which includes service coordination, management of treatment court participants, fidelity to the model, and recovery support services. Courts should integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judicially-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevent overdoses. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice