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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.

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 20, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Sep 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
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health status of mothers, infants, children, and adolescents in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to develop a product, process, or service for commercialization that would result in the reduction of disparities in healthcare access and health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Technologies for Improving Population Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R41/R42)
Funding to develop partnerships between innovative small business concerns and nonprofit research institutions resulting in improving minority health and the reduction of health disparities by commercializing innovative technologies. Rural populations are included in the listed health disparities priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Colorado Supporting Healthy Teen Minds and 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 health.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2018
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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, 2019
Application Deadline: May 14, 2019
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
Georgia Direct Services Grant Inactive
Grants to support existing evidence-based and best practice healthcare services and health promotion programs that address health disparities in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Aug 3, 2018
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program Inactive
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program grantees using a culturally appropriate approach designed to foster the emotional, mental, and physical health of victims, their families, and the community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2018
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice