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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.

Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program
Grants to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally competent services and supports to address serious emotional disturbance or serious mental illness among youth and young adults, 16-25 years of age.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse Services in Hawaii
Grants for projects designed to to decrease substance abuse prevalence rates among Native Hawaiians. Projects should provide culturally relevant, community-based prevention and treatment services that decrease the incidence of substance abuse to improve physical health and overall well-being and increase education and awareness for individuals and families to proactively prevent substance abuse by improving lifestyle choices and engaging in alternative health and wellness activities.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
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, 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: Jan 7, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, 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): Dec 18, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2019
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding for research designed to optimize smoking cessation treatment among people living with HIV. Research may address the behavioral and sociocultural factors and conditions that are associated with cigarette smoking among people living with HIV and may also address smoking-related health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 8, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2019
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
TEAM Training to Support Equitable, Accessible, and Patient-Centered Cancer Care
Training that provides guidance, tools, and resources to help individuals and organizations implement quality improvements around patient-provider communication, health literacy, cultural sensitivity and shared decision-making. TEAM training will review a variety of factors that can impact health, and is appropriate for organizations looking to address rural health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2019
Sponsor: George Washington University Cancer Center
Arizona AHEC Research and Project Small Grant Program
Grants for graduate health sciences students, medical interns, and residents to gain experience in rural and urban medically underserved Arizona communities through research and/or scholarly projects.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2019
Sponsor: Arizona Area Health Education Center Program
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Equipment and Physical Improvement Grant
Grants to assist grocery stores and small food retailers in making physical improvements and purchasing equipment in order to increase access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for underserved communities in low and moderate income areas of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 17, 2019
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program
Grants to create, maintain, and expand sustainable culturally-specific intervention and related assistance for victims of sexual assault.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 30, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2019
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice