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Funding by Topic: Cultural competency

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

Demonstration Grants to Strengthen the Response to Victims of Human Trafficking in Native Communities Program
Supports demonstration projects that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and community capacity to deliver services to Native American victims of severe forms of human trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2020
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indigenous Communities Fellowship
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2020
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ohio Disparities in Maternal Health Community Grant Program
Funding to implement innovative and culturally competent initiatives to address racial, ethnic, and/or geographic health disparities related to maternal health in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant
Grants for projects and organizations whose goal is to reduce the rates of suicide in Alaska and promote mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections. Preference will be given to projects that are located in rural Alaska or programs that reach rural communities in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2020
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
National Tribal Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault
Funding for up to two National Tribal Clearinghouses on Sexual Assault to provide training and technical assistance designed to improve victim services for and the criminal and civil justice response to American Indian/Alaska Native sexual assault victims, as well as increase offender accountability for such crimes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
California Psychiatric Education Capacity Expansion Grant Program: Psychiatry Residency
Grants to train psychiatry residents and fellows to work in the California Public Mental Health System.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2020
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
California Workforce Education and Training Psychiatric Education Capacity Expansion: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Funding for educational/medical institutions to develop and expand training programs to prepare Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students to work in the California Public Mental Health system.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2020
Sponsor: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research on smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Sep 4, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico
Grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2020
Sponsors: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation