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Formerly the
Rural Assistance Center


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.

Georgia Direct Services Grant
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, 2017
Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01)
Awards funding to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native American (NA) populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 24, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2017
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
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
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 7, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2017
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Caring for Colorado Foundation Grants
Funds projects in Colorado that improve or increase access to community health programs and services, especially projects that target underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Caring for Colorado Foundation
Colorado Advancing Behavioral Health Inactive
Funds to support organizations working to improve access to behavioral health services and outcomes in vulnerable communities in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Primary Care Leadership Inactive
Funds to support a training program for the development of primary care clinician champions who support comprehensive, person-centered care at the practice, community, state, or federal level with a goal of enhancing the primary care workforce to drive change, strengthen service delivery, and improve health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2017
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Forward Promise: Empowerment Projects Inactive
Grants to strengthen organizations that provide culturally relevant and evidence-supported opportunities for boys and young men of color to heal, grow, and thrive in the face of chronic stress and trauma.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Minnesota Good Food Access Program: Equipment and Physical Improvement Grant Inactive
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: Apr 19, 2017
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Improving Academic Achievement Through Mental Health Inactive
Grants to improve student academic achievement and mental wellness in educational settings in Texas through culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health supports and interventions.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2017
Sponsor: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches Inactive
Grants to identify innovative approaches to significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of youth violence among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged at-risk youth. MYVP II will support interventions tailored to at-risk racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged youth (ages 12-18 years) and requires coordinated, multi-discipline approaches that should address public health, education, and public safety concerns; disparities in access to public health services; social determinants of health; and risk and protective factors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health