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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
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula 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, implementation, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 30, 2020
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
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. Funds may also be used to address stimulant misuse and use disorders, including cocaine and methamphetamine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Telligen Community Initiative Grants
Grants for programs and nonprofit organizations that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering healthcare innovation in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2020
Sponsor: Telligen Community Initiative
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: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Indiana AHEC Scholars: Community Healthcare Fellows Program
A multidisciplinary certificate program for health professions students in Indiana that offers opportunities for hands-on training, experience in rural and underserved communities, and networking with other students and professionals.
Geographic coverage: Indiana
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Sponsor: Indiana Area Health Education Center Program
Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico
Grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2020
Sponsors: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation
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 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Palliative Care in Home and Community Settings Research (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support research aimed at determining needs and best practices for the integration of palliative care into home and community settings. Applications should consider approaches that may be implemented in rural/remote areas, as well as urban areas, and that are sensitive to ethnicities and cultures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services