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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.

Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2019
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
Strategies to Provide Culturally Tailored Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Seriously Ill American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for research projects designed to improve and increase the use of evidence-based interventions in end-of-life and palliative care for American Indian/Alaska Native individuals with advanced illness and their families and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovation in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program
Grants to support the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within a state for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD), with a special emphasis on medically underserved populations (based on poverty, rural geographic location, and/or populations that experience health disparities).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New York State Migrant and Seasonal Worker Program
Grants for community-based health and human service organizations in New York to provide access to high quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate health and social support services for migrant and seasonal workers and their families.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Native Youth and Culture Fund
Grants for projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social and health issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 12, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Tribal Victim Services Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Funding to improve services for victims of crime in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Youth Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grants to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency and strengthen a fair and beneficial juvenile justice system response for American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grants to improve the criminal justice system response to violence against women, including supporting law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and multi-disciplinary teams.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Technical Assistance Grant
Grants to help technical assistance providers in Minnesota work with new and existing for-profit, nonprofit, and cooperative self-service retail food establishments with needs-based assistance. The program goal is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low- and moderate-income areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture