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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.

Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21)
Grants for research in the health of minority men that enhances understanding of factors influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle and focuses on the development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions designed to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males age 18 and older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Massachusetts Community Action and Care for the Medically Uninsured Grants
Supports physician-led volunteer initiatives to provide free care to uninsured/underinsured patients and increase access to care for medically underserved populations in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 15, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2018
Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society
Quality Health Foundation Grants
Grants to eligible nonprofit organizations that work to improve healthcare for individuals and communities through measurable outcome improvement projects.
Geographic coverage: Maryland and District of Columbia
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2018
Sponsor: Quality Health Foundation
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21)
Grants for exploratory developmental research to improve Native American health, including conducting secondary analysis of existing data, merging various sources of data to answer critical research questions, conducting pilot and feasibility studies, and/or assessing and validating measures that are being developed and/or adapted for use in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 14, 2018
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants Inactive
Grants to native community projects in the areas of health and well-being; leadership development; art and creativity; peace, equity, and justice; sustainable communities and economies; and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Indian Health Service Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Pilot Project Inactive
A grant for a youth regional treatment center aftercare pilot project designed to address the gap in services that occurs when youth are discharged upon successful completion of a regional treatment center program and return to their home community where necessary support systems may not exist.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Inactive
Grants for training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 25, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths through Social Detoxification Inactive
Grants to serve Native Americans in the Navajo and Great Plains areas to increase access to community-based prevention strategies to provide social detoxification, evaluation, and stabilization, fostering patient readiness for and entry into treatment for alcohol use disorders, and when appropriate, other substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, Iowa, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Inactive
Funding to federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide domestic and sexual violence prevention, advocacy, and coordinated community response, as well as forensic healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence Inactive
Funding to support an Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence that will focus on the intervention and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by offering culturally sensitive statewide information, training, and technical assistance designed to reduce tribal disparities within Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services