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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.

New Mexico AHEC Scholars Program Inactive
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in New Mexico that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sponsor: New Mexico Area Health Education Center
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: Jan 7, 2020
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
Wisconsin AHEC Scholars Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for certain health professions students in Wisconsin that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2020
Sponsor: Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System
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: Jan 16, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Communication and Decision Making for Individuals with Inherited Cancer Syndromes (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants for projects that develop, test, and evaluate interventions and implementation approaches, or adapt existing approaches, to improve cancer risk communication between patients with an inherited susceptibility to cancer and providers so that affected individuals can make informed clinical risk management decisions. One focus of the program is tailored communication strategies that address the unique needs of members of underserved populations, such as low income, uninsured, minority, rural, low literate, low numerate, and non-English speaking populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 21, 2020
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program
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 and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking
Grants to support programs that provide assistance for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking who are in need of 6-24 months of transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and related support services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking
Grants to support community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to meet the critical needs of victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, as well as the development of innovative culturally specific strategies to enhance access to services and resources for victims who face obstacles to using more traditional programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 20, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program
Grants to establish, maintain, and expand sustainable, culturally appropriate services that address the unique needs and challenges of victims of sexual assault from culturally specific communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Texas Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services
Grants for evidence-based cancer prevention services for medically underserved areas and populations in Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas