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Rural Health
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 and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 16, 2019
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
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: Jun 16, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Jun 26, 2019
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center
Funding to support the formation of a Tribal Long Term Services and Supports Resource Center to expand home and community-based supports to enable tribal elders to remain in their homes and/or communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program
Grants for tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Funding may support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development and implementation, program expansion, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2019
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Opioid Response Grants
Grants to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants
Grants for native community projects in the areas of violence against women, community empowerment, cultural vitality, and land and water stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 11, 2019
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Colorado Supporting Healthy Minds and Youth Resiliency
Grants to organizations in Colorado for projects designed to build social-emotional skills and create supportive environments to improve resiliency for young people facing barriers to mental well-being.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Supporting Coloradans in Recovery through Peer Support Services
Grants to increase access to peer support services for individuals recovering from substance use disorder in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 and R21)
Grants for research designed 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 and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 14, 2020
Application Deadline: May 14, 2020
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